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The Nature of Weapons and the Main Objective in High Power Negotiations

The Nature of Weapons and the Main Objective An excerpt from The Sword in the Boardroom –  A synthesis of the teachings of Musashi, Sun Tzu, and Hanshi Kaufman, as it relates to business strategy. Kaufman – To properly negotiate, you must thoroughly understand the nature of your weapons, whether they be mechanical devices or […]

New Book Release from Hanshi Warrior Press

Hanshi Warrior Press is proud to announce the release of Napoleon Means Business – The Art of Business Based on the Maxims of Napoleon. The Art of Business Based on the Maxims of Napoleon is a project undertaken by the author to present one of the most illustrious generals in history as a proponent of […]

Quote and Commentary from – Musashi’s Book of Five Rings

“Denigrate the enemy constantly and with great spirit. Do not acknowledge the possibility that the enemy is stronger than you. Do not accept the possibility that the enemy is smarter than you are in any way whatsoever. If you are aware of the Way of the warrior, you are aware of the Way of the […]

Snake’s Head/Snake’s Tail

Sometimes both spirits in a fight can become entangled and nothing seems to be able to work. We must think in terms of strategy as being both a snake’s head and a snake’s tail. Never permit yourself to become entangled in the small points of a combat situation. Expand your spirit and see both the […]

In Celebration of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings

    EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE Tuttle Publishing, my publisher, is offering FREE copies of my version of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings in celebration of 20 years of continued sales and influence worldwide. In order to get your copy, you MUST have an Amazon account (nothing to buy) and pledge to do […]

Courses and Seminars in Life Enhancement Skills

What follows is my latest catalog of Courses and Seminars in Life Enhancement Skills, based on the teachings of a few of my published books. For more information or to receive the complete, color catalog of courses, contact the author via his homepage, The Sword in the Boardroom ”Winning for the benefit of all […]

Winning for the Benefit of All Concerned

My book, The Sword in the Boardroom, is becoming the accredited, standard synthesis of the teachings of Musashi, Sun Tzu, and myself. It is starting to really take off, and accolades are piling up from many verifiable business and military leaders. The principles of management and motivation skills for personal and business development are discussed […]

An Astonishing Book Review

I have recently been made aware of an astonishing review of my version of Sun Tzu’s Art of War by Alexander Tipton who will be graduating from Southeastern Louisiana University this June. The reason I say ‘astonishing’ is not because it is an accolade for my work, but rather that it is an example of […]


Ancient Warrior Strategy for the Modern Woman as presented through Hanshi Stephen Kaufman’s celebrated book, The Lady of the Rings

Perhaps the greatest ancient book of strategy ever written was by one of the world’s greatest swordsmen and warriors, Miyamoto Musashi. Born in imperial times of Japan, his work, The Book of Five Rings, is unarguably one of the most revered and studied books of strategy in the modern world. A highly respected warrior in […]

Haiku for Miyamoto Musashi –

Dedicated to the Book of Five Rings one hundred haiku Musashi your voice is mine I am your wisdom In this brief volume I have created a series of haiku in classical 5,7,5 meter to celebrate our most profound father and master, Miyamoto Musashi. The inordinate influence of who many consider to be kensei, the […]


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