Decision Making

Col GI Wilson on Boyd, Bureaucracy, Insight, Imagination, Intent and Implementation

In this 11 minute video Col. G I Wilson, USMC (Ret) talks to Adaptive Leader at the 2012 Boyd and Beyond Conference about John Boyd, his ideas and how they apply to leadership.

Latest P1 Column: The anatomy of victory (part two): Victory at minimal cost

In part one of this two-part series, we asked and answered a lot of important questions about our preparedness to win. If you haven’t yet read part one, please do so before reading one, for it is the foundation on which that what follows is built.

The anatomy of victory (part one): What does it take to win?

Winning on the street comes in many forms and means different things to different people.

Winning in law enforcement encounters can be gaining voluntary compliance through communication and negotiation or it can ebb and flow back and forth through a vast array of outcomes up to and including deadly force. Winning to the cop means one thing, while to an adversary winning on his terms is quite another.

Proper Police Action Requires...What?

"No man has a chance to enjoy permanent success until he begins to look in the mirror for the real cause of all his mistakes" ~Napoleon Hill

Be agile and win:

Agility More thoughts from Chet Richards on agility, sensing yourself and the world around you as you interact and accord with adversarial changes.

Why Boyd is Agile

More analysis on Boyd’s theories from Chet Richards in his latest post at Fast Transients, Why Boyd is agile: Keep in mind when Chet speaks of agile, fast transients and adaptability, he is speaking to the not only the physical dimension but the moral and mental dimensions of conflict as well.

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