Monthly Archives: May 2011

XI. The Nine Market Situations – Sense of Urgency

Sun Tzu said: 19. Rapidity is the essence of war:  take advantage of the enemy’s unreadiness, make your way by unexpected routes, and attack unguarded spots. In business: 19. Sense of urgency is the essence of business: take advantage of … Continue reading

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XI. The Nine Market Situations – Seize Position

Sun Tzu said: 18. If asked how to cope with a great host of the enemy in orderly array and on the point of marching to the attack, I should say:  “Begin by seizing something which your opponent holds dear; … Continue reading

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XI. The Nine Market Situations – Disrupting

Sun Tzu said: 15. Those who were called skillful leaders of old knew how to drive a wedge between the enemy’s front and rear; to prevent co-operation between his large and small divisions; to hinder the good troops from rescuing … Continue reading

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X. Industries – Success Complete

Sun Tzu said: 30. Hence the experienced soldier, once in motion, is never bewildered; once he has broken camp, he is never at a loss. 31. Hence the saying:  If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will … Continue reading

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