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The Art of War

The Art of War

Francis Levy | Posted 10.13.2016 | Books
Francis Levy

Everybody knows everything. If it's been said, it's been done and if it's been done it's been said. So what is it that makes one army triumph over another? The quality of the fighters, the quality of the leaders, the justness of the cause, the fervor with which it's embraced, or all of the above?

How Ancient Chinese Thought Applies Today

Kevin Rudd | Posted 04.06.2015 | World
Kevin Rudd

In the absence of a common narrative shared by the U.S. and China, the two nations are likely to drift more rapidly apart. The relationship needs a new strategic concept for the future that is capable of sufficiently embracing both American and Chinese realities, as well as areas of potential common endeavor for the future, and to do so in language which is comprehensible and meaningful in both capitals. Trust builds on itself just as distrust builds on itself as well, compounding into deep enmity over time.

To Win the War Against Women, You Need Leverage

Auren Kaplan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Auren Kaplan

In sum, there is a cultural zeitgeist occurring within America at the moment. And that cultural zeitgeist is the fact that our entire society is now paying attention to women's issues such as rape and domestic violence in a way that has never happened before.

Mr. Obama, Reconsider Waging War in Syria, But If You Must...

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

As the US increasingly becomes more embroiled in the Syrian civil war over the next few years, there will be the distinct possibility of "mission creep". Wikipedia defines mission creep as "the expansion of a project or mission beyond its original goals."

Why Business Leaders Are Obsessed With This Ancient Military Guide

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business

“All warfare is based on deception.” “The general who understands war is the Minister of the people’s fate and arbiter of the nation’s de...

10 Executive Marketing Lessons From Sun Tzu's The Art of War

Chad Pollitt | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Chad Pollitt

Sun Tzu's The Art of War was written in the second century BC. The book's influence can be felt in both the East and the West today -- not just in the military sciences, but in law, government and business.

Why Power Corrupts

David Bergstein | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
David Bergstein

Corruption is a byproduct of a person in power, either through money, by way of election, or by force, who is arrogant instead of grateful. In the words of Elliot Spitzer, "hubris is terminal."

All We Need of Hell

Francis Levy | Posted 10.20.2013 | Books
Francis Levy

Harry Crews' Karate is a Thing of the Spirit was the literary man's version of Sun Tzu's The Art of War. All We Need of Hell is another war novel by C...

PHOTOS: 'The Art Of War' Graphic Novel

Kelly Roman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Kelly Roman

By 2007, I had spent a year writing full time for the first time in my life, struggling to identify the best approach to adapting Sun Tzu's The Art of War into a graphic novel.

What's Your Strategy? The Devil Is in the Details

Sophie Gold | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business
Sophie Gold

Over the last couple of days I have been receiving emails asking how to put together a winning strategy for 2012. To be honest, it's a loaded question.

Chinese Driving Schools Teach Millions The Art Of War

Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News

By Zhou Xin and Ken Wills BEIJING (Reuters) - China is rapidly becoming a country on wheels and its crowded driving schools are racing to churn out...

Economist: Businessmen Have Much To Learn From Artists

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ARTISTS routinely deride businesspeople as money-obsessed bores. Or worse. Every time Hollywood depicts an industry, it depicts a conspiracy of knaves...

Fire in the Belly: Lessons From a Caffeine Pusher

Bob Dickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Dickman

How can "moral influence" be applied to our own daily interactions with our community, whether it be business or social networks, online or off? How do we develop moral influence?

If I Were a Boy: Channeling My Inner Sasha Fierce

The DC Damsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
The DC Damsel

If I were a boy... I'd play golf badly while wearing stupid pants. I'd puff long and hard on cigars and act like it wasn't the least bit phallic. I...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

Contrary to what some progressives may tell themselves, they were goaded into action by Obama -- not the other way around.

Mama Mia! Swedish Rockers Invade Poland to commemorate WWII

Alex Storozynski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Storozynski

The Swedish band Sabaton has written a thunderous guitar song "40-1" that has young Polish head bangers jumping into mosh pits, and Polish war-veterans weepy eyed.

The GOP's Road to Perdition

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Even life-long Republicans like Waldport and Oregon Mayor Herman Welch have left the party, citing the Beltway's Republicans placing of "worn out ideology," over the interests of the country.

"The Art of War" Kicks the Ass of "The Art of Love"

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
E. Jean Carroll

Allow Yourself To Be Conquered. And when you get shaky in the middle of a conversation, great! Most young ladies will walk over their own grandmothers to find a man who will listen to them.