This timeless text is required listening for any business person or athlete interested in strategy. It includes a soundtrack entitled "The Mysterious Sound of Wind In the Bamboo", a 43-minute collection of Zen-inspired Japanese music by the Matsu Take Ensemble.
Public Domain (P)2011 Trout Lake Media
50+mins of music. The story takes less than 45 minutes to listen to and then there's nearly/over an hour of music. If I'd have known this, I doubt I would've purchased.
No, however I have listened to it a dozen or more times. I use the print version for reference weekly.
This is a must read (listen) for any student of leadership.
Generalizations in abstract terms. Summary: be strategic, disciplined, authentic, sly, patient, execute fast, treat your people well, do what is right, ignore your boss when she is wrong, stay on budget, use other people's resources when possible, be unpredictable and predictable.
It's amazing how much of Russia's recent behaviors and conduct fall squarely within the guidelines for successful warfare described in this Book. Too bad Obama is so ignorant and incompetent, the US should really being applying these principles to the problems that confound us globally.
The way the information was broken down. No long, winding explanations of the steps Sun Tzu believed were necessary to be successful. Just small, bite-sized nuggets of insightful information and strategy.
Appreciating the fact that information in "The Art of War" is still used today, thousands of years later.
No, I haven't so I can't credibly make any comparisons between his works.
No real extreme reactions. A lot of "wows" when hearing the strategies.
I believe this book is a must for those in the cutthroat world of business and athletics. My work is not in those arenas so there aren't a great deal of ideas that I can utilize. It was a fascinating listen nonetheless.
Shows length as 1:50. Text is about half the length. When you get to about chapter 25, annoying flute music starts playing, and that is all there is to the end of the book.
Jack of all trades, but expert at none. Newest and lates adventure is learning to fly and rebuilding my business.
Is this really the book people talk about? Most of this information is simple to come up with. nothing ground breaking.
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