Fear of planning

Originally posted on Slightly East of New:
Another post on research into the physiology of orientation. “Planning may start in brain’s amygdala, study says,” reporting on research conducted at Cambridge University.  The amygdala is most commonly associated with emotions like fear and aggression, so its relationship to planning comes as somewhat of a surprise. Perhaps…

Why Boyd is Agile

Originally posted on Slightly East of New:
Boyd virtually never uses the word “agile,” but it’s hard to read any of his presentations without running across concepts that seem like agility. For example, you’ll find this right at the beginning of Patterns of Conflict: Idea of fast transients suggests that, in order to win, we…