Monthly Archives: February 2011

VII. Maneuvering – Discipline

Sun Tzu said:  5. Maneuvering with an army is advantageous; with an undisciplined multitude, most dangerous. In business: 5. Maneuvering with a disciplined company is advantageous; with an undisciplined crowd of employees, most dangerous.

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VII. Maneuvering – The Artifice of Variation

Sun Tzu said:  4. Thus, to take a long and circuitous route, after enticing the enemy out of the way, and though starting after him, to contrive to reach the goal before him, shows knowledge of the artifice of DEVIATION. … Continue reading

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VII. Maneuvering – Turning Risk to Opportunity

Sun Tzu said:  3. After that, comes tactical maneuvering, than which there is nothing more difficult.  The difficulty of tactical maneuvering consists in turning the devious into the direct, and misfortune into gain. In business: 3. After that, comes tactical … Continue reading

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VII. Maneuvering – Getting the Right People

Sun Tzu said:  1.  In war, the general receives his commands from the sovereign.  2. Having collected an army and concentrated his forces, he must blend and harmonize the different elements thereof before pitching his camp. In business: 1. In … Continue reading

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VI. Weak Points and Strong – Infinite Variety

Sun Tzu said: 28. Do not repeat the tactics which have gained you one victory, but let your methods be regulated by the infinite variety of circumstances. 29. Military tactics are like unto water; for water in its natural course … Continue reading

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