The Art of War by Sun Tzu

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Twenty Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of military have used the teaching on Sun Tzu to warfare and civilization have adapted these teachings for use in politics, business and everyday life.
The Art of War is the Swiss army knife of military theory, a different tool for any situation. Folded into this small package are compact views on resourcefulness, momentum, cunning, the profit motive, flexibility, integrity, secrecy, speed, positioning, surprise, deception, manipulation, responsibility and practicality. Sun tzu's maxims are widely applicable beyond the military because they speak directly to the the need of survival. Your new tools will serve you well, but don't flaunt them. Remember Sun tzu's advice: "Though effective, appear to be ineffective."
 

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The warrior-philosopher and master strategist Sun Tzu, about whom little is known, compiled The Art of War more than two thousand years ago. Legend has it that he was known for the brilliant campaigns he led around the time of Confucius. His work was memorized and passed down orally, before eventually being copied onto bamboo strips and passed around.
 
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The Art of War by Sun Tzu is an ancient Chinese military treatise. The book, a classic within the sc...Sun Tzu understood, as any great leader/manager, that the leaders set the tone and spends much of the book discussing those qualities.

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However, the part that really struck home, for me, was when Sun Tzu speaks about knowing yourself and your enemy: "So it is said that if you know others and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles;

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