Sun Tzu – Chapter 2 – Waging War

2. Waging War Execution War is not cheap – plan the operation well and do it swiftly. As Eisenhower says: “I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower. The most important thing is to carry it out in a sustainable manner – maintain both the micro perspective…

Sun Tzu Chapter 1 – Laying Plans

1. Laying Plans Concept 5 Essential factors of conducting war/campaign: Moral Law – why do we go into war? People fight for what they believe in, so be clear on this. Heaven – circumstance / political athmosphere Earth – direct measurement: how much, how long, to gain what? Commander – manifests the “virtues of wisdom,…