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Polish Your Thoughts

Polish Your Thoughts (Audio) The pace of life sped up when Samuel Morse invented Morse Code and established the first commercial telegraph. No longer did we wait for the speedy Pony Express, Stage Coach, Train or Ship to get a letter from zone to zone, one could now send a digitized message more quickly than…

In The Beginning

In The Beginning (Audio) Today, the first of 2018, is almost like a new beginning. The slate is wiped clean. The future is wide open. There’s some baggage clinging, but you choose to toss it to the rubbish pile. Fresh Start. Fresh Day. Let’s get with it! Quickly. What’s the first thing you do? If…

What Are Thoughts?

What Are Thoughts? (Audio) In my travels, I have been to parts of the world where the internet is not readily accessible unless you’re area resident and pay for the privilege. In other words, “No FREE WIFI”… Even visiting my sister in Dutch Harbor several years ago… Yes. It was in Alaska. Dutch Harbor. Essentially…

A Blank Page

A Blank Page: (Audio) I remember a time, back in the school years, that it was difficult getting busy to write a book report or some other paper that required you to read, analyze and report. At that time I could only imagine what some people go through when they write a book! In fact,…

Good News For A Change!

Good News For A Change! (Audio) How many times have we heard the line, “Just into the news room…blah, blah, blah….blah….” and the newscasters shares the load of some breaking story. An accident, fire, robbery, murder or some other newsworthy mayhem. Never do we hear them share how someone just survived a doctor’s diagnosis, or…

New Blogging Website!

 Good Morning Everyone! (Audio) For over a year I’ve been thinking about, and have finally stepped out and accomplished something….It’s a process that I want to be proud of sharing! Welcome to my domain!  www.MichaelGurley.Org I hope you bookmark it and come back to visit often! My old blog site is still hanging out while…

Why? Why not….

Part of what I hoped the blogging would accomplish is presenting an insight that is needed by some, and wished for by others. Maybe it’s like a local news team that spoke of the presidential debates before the election, “We listen so you don’t have to.”

The System of Options

n other words, according to Moltke’s main thesis, “…military strategy had to be understood as a system of options since it was only possible to plan the beginning of a military operation. As a result, he considered the main task of military leaders to consist in the extensive preparation of all possible outcomes.