There's no such thing as a "good" or "bad" strategy
Lawfare's limits, value, and future
Successful strategic communications in an age of distraction
Recently in Washington, I had a chance to visit the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. Most displays give off an early-90s vibe, which few notice. The sho…
The crucial second step on the road to creative strategic thinking
Meet Mark Ellison. He’s a carpenter, the best in New York City. When a billionaire or a celebrity (like David Bowie or Robin Williams) wants woodwork, …
Why every sufficiently advanced strategy is indistinguishable from magic
The moment you know the strategy failed
When (and how) dissent is due
When we should just let them go
A pledge, a commitment, and a way of thinking about a strategist's value
Life-and-death decisions are always hard