General U.S. Grant was the master of this. "Keep moving, somewhere, anywhere, but keep moving" was his de facto-de jure "strategy." As long as he was on the move the other general was in a constant reactionary mode of operations....
Business strategy for nomads? No. It is strategic planning -- SMART: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bounded. Further:
Air Force Colonel John Boyd re-wrote the modern military strategy book with an idea called "O.O.D.A. Loops." O.O.D.A. stands for: Observe. Orient. Decide. Act. Whoever has the shortest OODA cycle tends to win—mostly by confusing the enemy, who is forced into a permanently reactionary mode of action.
My take away: more coffee, less sleep?
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