Category Archives: Relationships
Sun Tzu said: 25. The end and aim of spying in all its five varieties is knowledge of the enemy; and this knowledge can only be derived, in the first instance, from the converted spy. Hence it is essential that … Continue reading
Sun Tzu said: 52. We cannot enter into alliance with neighboring princes until we are acquainted with their designs. We are not fit to lead an army on the march unless we are familiar with the face of the country–its … Continue reading
Sun Tzu said: 46. Therefore, on dispersive ground, I would inspire my men with unity of purpose. On facile ground, I would see that there is close connection between all parts of my army. 47. On contentious ground, I would … Continue reading
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: 14. When, in consequence of heavy rains up-country, a river which you wish to ford is swollen and flecked with foam, you must wait until it subsides. In business: 14. When a customer is on a roll … Continue reading
Sun Tzu said: 3. After crossing a river, you should get far away from it. 4. When an invading force crosses a river in its onward march, do not advance to meet it in mid-stream. It will be best to … Continue reading