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7 Virtues Of The Bushido Code

Bushido is one of the most popular Japanese codes adapted by warriors and samurais. In fact, it’s more popularly known by the Japanese as the “Way of the Warrior”. This special way of life is considered sacred and is well respected not only by the Japanese culture. It focuses more on developing positive values and…

How To Negotiate Like A Pro And Get More Of What You Want

Introduction You negotiate daily even if you don’t realize it. Whether it’s asking for a raise, choosing a restaurant to meet for lunch, or bargaining with your teenager, you’re a negotiator.  Negotiation skills have never been more important. There are fewer good jobs available and conflict around the world is commonplace.   But, while negotiations…

Li Zongwu – The Father Of Thick Black Theory

Zong Wu’s Family Background During the years of the Southern Song Dynasty, in Guang Dong province, Jia Yin State, Chang Le county, a family named Li rose abruptly.   The leader of the family was Li Zi Min and his son was Li Shang Da, and together they created their family and established their business….

[Video] Common Themes In Different Versions Of The Art Of War

In this video we’ll continue our series on mastering strategic thinking, and cover what all of the various arts of war, from Sun Tzu, to Sun Bin to  Jiang Ziya and many more have in common before we begin exploring each individual classic text on the art of war.   Video Notes:   Worthy ruler…

Wu Zetian – The Enchanting Empress

Let’s look at the story of Wu Zetian… She was the only woman in the history of China to found her own dynasty and take the title of Empress Regnant. In 636, the Tang Emperor Taizong heard of Wu Zetian’s beauty and summoned her to the palace. She became a low-level concubine of the emperor….

Living A Minimalist Lifestyle

Introduction These days, too many of us feel as though we don’t have everything we want or need. It is all too common to feel as though we are going without and to feel that painful sense of longing, wishing that we had more possessions, or flicking through magazines and living vicariously through others.  …

Nootropics – Can “Smart” Drugs REALLY Make You Smarter?

What is a Nootropic? A nootropic, also called a ‘smart drug’, is any form of medication or supplementation that can make you objectively smarter in some capacity. This might mean that you improve your memory, your focus, your creativity or something else. Either way, nootropics are to the brain what supplements and steroids are to…

The Way Of Strategy

Feel free to use or share this image. We only ask that you link back to this page…. “Being endowed with teeth and mounting horns, having claws in front and spurs in back, coming together when happy, fighting when angry, this is the way of Heaven, it cannot be stopped. Thus those that lack Heavenly…