Category Archives: Conclusions

I. Laying Plans – Perception and Awareness

Sun Tzu said: 20. Hold out baits to entice the enemy.  Feign disorder, and crush him. 21. If he is secure at all points, be prepared for him.  If he is in superior strength, evade him. In business: 20. Hold … Continue reading

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I. Laying Plans – Listening and Acting

Sun Tzu said: 15. The general that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, will conquer:  let such a one be retained in command!  The general that hearkens not to my counsel nor acts upon it, will suffer defeat:–let … Continue reading

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I. Laying Plans – Predicting Success

Sun Tzu said: 12. Therefore, in your deliberations, when seeking to determine the military conditions, let them be made the basis of a comparison, in this wise:–13. (1) Which of the two sovereigns is imbued with the Moral law? (2) … Continue reading

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I. Laying Plans – Knowing the Five Factors

Sun Tzu said: 11. These five heads should be familiar to every general:  he who knows them will be victorious; he who knows them not will fail. In business: 11. These five factors should be familiar to every business leader: … Continue reading

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