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The Idea Of Shih – Strategic Advantage In The Art Of War

Sun Tzu (541–482 BC) said, “Seek victory through Shih, not reliance on men.” Sun Bin (380–316 BC) urged his king to build Shih for national defense. Lin Wu (third century BC), a Zhao general said, “What is valued in military affairs is strategic advantage (Shih).” Instead of using military force to subjugate another society or…

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Busy, Busy, Busy, Sick – DEAD!

Does Your Current Level Of Success Equal Your Potential? Are the actual results you’re getting in each of the 4 Quadrants of power – Physical Power, Social Power, Mental Power and Post-Personal Power – equal to its potential? Do you believe your current levels of growth and accomplishment are all that you’re capable of? If…

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The Four Stages Of Awakening

“Sariputta, ‘The stream, the stream’: thus it is said. And what, Sariputta, is the stream?” “This noble eightfold path, lord, is the stream: right view, right resolve, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration.” “Very good, Sariputta! Very good! This noble eightfold path — right view, right resolve, right speech,…

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Review: Daniele Bolelli’s “Not Afraid: On Fear, Heartbreak, Raising A Baby Girl And Cage Fighting”

Yesterday, I finished reading the latest book by Daniele Bolelli, called “Not Afraid:  On Fear, Heartbreak, Raising A Baby Girl and Cage Fighting.”   I was chatting with him the other day, because I had recently been having some similar thoughts before I knew about his book – especially on the topics of martial arts…

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