Tag: Language

  • Clear Language is the Basis of Strategy – Talk

    I recently gave a talk about the connection between language and strategy – effectively, how language is the technology that enables humans to strategise, and here are the slides.

  • Language as a basis for strategy

    The connection between language and strategy Starting about 300,000 years ago language was used by groups of early human males to overthrow the alpha male of their group. According to Richard Wrangham, a researcher of anthropology, primate groups differ from human groups in that, typically, a group of primates has an alpha male with subordinate males. […]

  • Strategy = Language + Risk Taking

    Starting about 300,000 years ago language was used by a group of early human males to overthrow the alpha male bully. According Richard Wrangham, primate alpha males bully lesser males and get what they want (food, females) through force and bullying. Typically a group of primates has an alpha male with subordinate males. Early humans, […]