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Sun Tzu For Success: How to Use the Art of War to Master Challenges and Accomplish the Important Goals in Your Life

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By exploring the basic components of "The Art of War," this guide to personal development and success shows you how to unleash your full potential, triumph over adversity, and achieve long-term goals.
ebook, 224 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Adams Media
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Nov 16, 2010 Lorenz rated it it was amazing
I learned a lot from this book. I definitely recommend this to everyone
Eustacia Tan
My parents got me this book because they know that I'm interested in things like that (although my Chinese is terrible). And it took some time, but I finally read this book!

Well, this book has two parts - Part One is the translation of The Art of War in English. Part Two is how you can apply The Art Of War to your life. Each chapter is pretty short, and there's an even shorter summary at the end of each chapter. For Part Two, it's subdivided into five sections - Personal Characteristics for Succ
Viviene S.
The first half of the book is an actual copy of The Art of War(and I didn't know that so I had to make do with the crappy pdf file of The Art of War) the second part is the important lessons and skills that you can use in life that can be interpreted from The Art of War.

What I liked:
1) how the author related the writings of Sun Tzu to modern life

What I didn't like:
1) the examples. More of business examples that life itself examples.
Sergey Kononenko
"Sun Tzu For Success" is probably most correct name for this book. I mean that it provides very high level overview of points and actions that leads to success.

Book is not thick so covers very basic things and suits for those who just started their journey on self-development path. However already experienced ones can find it exciting to read about Sun Tzu's strategies with modern explanations.

Books is good enough, but not perfect. I've expected more from it.
Really looking forward for another wo
Hui Fang
While there were some good points raised in application of Sun Tzu principles in working towards your goals, they were rarely delved into depth.

The first part of the book is a brief translation of the Sun Tzu Art of War text. For a clearer and much more detailed analysis of the Sun Tzu Art of War (with original text), I would highly recommend "Qi Men Dun Jia Sun Tzu Warcraft" by Joey Yap instead.
Marsha Altman
Mar 05, 2011 Marsha Altman rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Has the whole Sun Tzu and the Art of War in translation in it, so there's that. It's attempts to connect it to business: not so good. Also funny: The discussion of the Art of War by US soldiers in the War in Afghanistan, a war Sun Tzu would TOTALLY think is stupid because it's a prolongued campaign and not winnable.
Sep 17, 2013 Hillary rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I used this as a course text in my seminar class. This is simple read that packs a powerful message... what a perfect complimentary book to a wonderful class!
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Mohamed Abuelgasim
The book starts by an full copy of the original "The Art of War" and then it gives advices based on it. very good one I definitely recommended for anyone to read.
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Jul 10, 2013 Marshal Mdeza rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This books compliments the 33 Strategies of War by Robert Green. What this book does is to put muscles on the skeleton rules of war so that you are able to see the daily battles of life.
Abao Beljoe
Feb 24, 2013 Abao Beljoe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Easy to read self-help book.
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