Category Archives: Key Advice
Sun Tzu said: 26. Peace proposals unaccompanied by a sworn covenant indicate a plot. In business: 26. Alliance proposals unaccompanied by a sworn covenant indicate a plot.
Sun Tzu said: 12. There are five dangerous faults which may affect a general: (1) Recklessness, which leads to destruction; (2) cowardice, which leads to capture; (3) a hasty temper, which can be provoked by insults; (4) a delicacy of … Continue reading
Sun Tzu said: 11. The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy’s not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him; not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on … Continue reading
Sun Tzu said: 3. There are roads which must not be followed, armies which must be not attacked, towns which must be besieged, positions which must not be contested, commands of the sovereign which must not be obeyed. 4. The … Continue reading
Sun Tzu said: 20. When you plunder a countryside, let the spoil be divided amongst your men; when you capture new territory, cut it up into allotments for the benefit of the soldiery. In business: 20. When you reap the … Continue reading
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
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