The strength of strategy
And the strategy of strength
Is there strength without strategy? Can you be strong and yet have no basic, bottomline orientation toward success? Or is strength without strategy a temporary condition that precedes the fall?
I’ve been thinking a lot about Stalin lately. Specifically, the comment usually attributed to him that “quantity has a quality all its own.” The value in size. At a certain point, “Hulk smash.” Bigger actors have advantages and can afford to play them. Those advantages can be seen in several ways.