When Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced the new National Defense Strategy Friday by stressing that "inter-state strategic competition, not terrorism, is now the primary concern in U.S. national security," he solidified a theme prominent in other security policies laid out by President Trump's administration.
If you are a person that doesn’t buy into abstract Asian philosophies like Shibumi, then you are not alone. I didn’t either, at first. Shibumi is a very abstract idea. Can you be successful without it? Absolutely. But I would be remiss if I didn’t share all the tools that I believe have contributed to my success. You can pick and choose which ones you want to use.