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XI. The Nine Market Situations – Unfathomable Plans

Sun Tzu said: 22. Carefully study the well-being of your men, and do not overtax them.  Concentrate your energy and hoard your strength.  Keep your army continually on the move, and devise unfathomable plans. In business: 22. Carefully study the … Continue reading

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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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