Category Archives: Planning the Hunt

Before you hunt the Dragon, you have to have a plan

Overkill is Underrated

   Most of the time when hunting Dragons, the best bet is to make steady progress.  Make sure you take a series of next steps, and before you know it, the Dragon head is up on your wall. But, what do you do when there’s a massive obstacle in your way. A giant boulder that…

Burn the Treasure Map

   We would all like to be able to follow a treasure map. You know, sail 3 miles east, four miles north, find the forked tree, take 17 steps south-east and X marks the spot. Dragon Hunts don’t work like that. Dragon Hunts are more like, sail 3 miles east, realize you’ve been going west,…

Beware the Seduction of the Perfect Plan

   We all have that one thing we want to do. For some, it’s running a marathon, for others, it’s starting a business, and for a few, it’s getting off the couch at half-time. So, you start planning. You research the best running shoes, download business plans, and determine whether it’s better to do the…

The Importance of Choosing a Dragon

   You’ve started Dragon hunting.  You know that you’re going to have to hunt many Dragons to be able to join the ranks of the Legendary Dragon Slayers, and this scares the crap out of you.  You see, the problem with hunting multiple dragons is that you let them all know of your intent.  And…