Category Archives: Significance

I. Laying Plans – Conclusion

Sun Tzu said: 25. These military devices, leading to victory, must not be divulged beforehand. 26. Now the general who wins a battle makes many calculations in his temple ere the battle is fought.  The general who loses a battle … 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 – 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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I. Laying Plans – The Importance of the Art of Business

Sun Tzu said:  1. The art of war is of vital importance to the State. 2. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin.  Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can … Continue reading

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