Category Archives: Perception

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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VII. Maneuvering – Camouflaging Tactics

Sun Tzu said: 15. In war, practice dissimulation, and you will succeed. 16. Whether to concentrate or to divide your troops, must be decided by circumstances. 17. Let your rapidity be that of the wind, your compactness that of the … Continue reading

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I. Laying Plans – Perception and Action

Sun Tzu said: 22. If your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him.  Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. 23. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest.  If his forces are united, … Continue reading

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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 – Perception

Sun Tzu said: 18. All warfare is based on deception. 19. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are … Continue reading

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