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Hipster entrepreneur wisdom from an ancient chinese general.
This little book is a classic on military strategy. Through short numbered excerpts, it gives advice on concepts such as terrain, deception, and morale.
The book is still relevant because lots of people use the advice as an example of wise leadership. I wasn’t expecting much, and I don’t feel like I got much out of it. It felt more like something you’d use for quotes on a motivational poster than something to actually learn from.
This short book is entertaining and was worth reading for the cultural relevance, but it wasn’t as thought provoking as I’d hoped.
“To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself."