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Apr.30.2013
I have recently been made aware of an astonishing review of my version of Sun Tzu's Art of War by Alexander Tipton, who will be graduating from Southeastern Louisiana University this June. The reason I say 'astonishing' is not because it is an accolade for my work, but rather that it is an...
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Oct.25.2011
I have been interviewed by Harold Channer for his show entitled "Conversations with Channer" - An Hour with Hanshi Stephen Kaufman. It is also available on YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPM_dTaJeBI It is a completely off the cuff chat and is unedited along with my sneeze and...
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May.22.2011
  Why This Book Was Written I had been approached by many corporate leaders, business people, and attorneys to interpret the teachings of Miyamoto Musashi's Book of Five Rings and Sun Tzu’s Art of War specifically for the business community. These previously published works written for...
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Jan.12.2011
Those skilled in the arts of war permit the Spirit of the Heavens to flow within and without themselves. They do not try to coerce Heaven into thinking in their own favor, but seek to do that which they believe and accept to be the correct action of Heaven. The wise and great warlord never goes...
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Nov.23.2010
Superfragilistic Amniotic Intercourse Title hardly makes any sense, right? Wrong! Attempting to decipher the rhyme or reason for things of potential global impact goes against the pall of rational thought that is of value to the human race. Kind of like calling an otter a threat to walruses. Let's...
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Sep.03.2010
  The Absurdity of Afghanistan: The Wasteful Potential Brilliance of Gen. David Petraeus and the Reality of Ignoring Sun Tzu's Art of War   The intelligent warlord understands that entrance into conflict is senseless without an attitude of complete and total victory. Congratulations to Gen....
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Aug.25.2010
from The Sword in the Boardroom Knowing the manner in which people carry themselves is of utmost importance to a person's overall poise: mentally and physically. I personally depise slothful and shoddy attitudes because I am aware that the mind and body maintain an individual's demeanor. This...
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Nov.13.2008
As a result of the phenomenal success of my version of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings, my publisher asked if I could use the same approach to Sun Tzu’s masterpiece of general conflict strategy. I immediately responded with a resounding “yes” and went to work. One of the main issues with the vast...
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Nov.03.2008
All I remember from Sun Tzu's Art of War (which I read in college) could be summed up with two points: Have good advisors. Don't run out of arrows. Sound advice, really. What I've discovered is that my sci-fi attempt at NaNoWriMo has been made more interesting, fun, and exciting through the...