Category: kingmaker

The Jester and the Advisor

The Jester and the Advisorby Coach Colle Davis Using rules, laws, coercion, brute force, and other means of controlling people or systems requires too much energy to sustain. When the energy cost gets high enough, the system breaks down, then resets itself to allow more flexibility. The reset process is seldom easy, quiet, or smooth. …

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Machiavelli Was Right, Become a Kingmaker

Machiavelli Was Right, Become a Kingmaker by Colle Davis   History Machiavelli wrote The Prince in an era of monarchs and cruel despots (15th and 16th Century). He was advising those seeking a higher station in the realm and who wanted to stay alive. Those serving the king/lord were sycophants, schemers, and hangers-on who had …

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