New Research on Empowerment

The scientific name for training in Sun Tzu's strategy is "recognition-primed decision making." As Sun Tzu taught a sense of purpose and motivation is key to making better decisions every day. New cognitive research shows that training people to make decisions people who are simply "primed" with a sense of motivation have better concentration, memory, and are better at doing mental simulations than those who are primed to lack a sense of power and authority.