33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life, informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, movie moguls to samurai swordsmen.
©2007 Robert Greene and Joost Elffers (P)2015 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
"Strategy for Life"
Required Reading for Entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to understand human nature and social dynamics
This is a execellent audio book of advice, the narrators matter of fact voice and the odd representation of the world shines a new light on everything with its excerpts quotes and stories from fables and real world occurrences. I would strongly recommend this book to anyone who has free time.
"Very good especially for the history savy"
Overall I loved the book. It is written in the traditional Robert Greene fashion, with lots of examples which are repeated in order to prove different points or different stages of a process. I personally love this style as he does not hurry up to draw a conclusion.
However it is packed full of examples from ancient history, and for me personally it would have been better to use more modern day examples. This is why I found myslef wandering of at times and had to rewind. But for someone who loves ancient history this is a 5 star book, no doubt about it. And the voice of the narrator is top notch. Would highly recommend the book to anyone interested in the matter or strategy but be prepared with patience as the book is long and tackles a lot of ideeas and stories.
You are part of the reason why I won my battle against the MK ultra shit
Loved it. Also liked Geeene Power book. This should be required listening for all US government officials and military. Smart stuff- not to mention business applications.
"good listen while driving......... ."
good listen while driving. use this or defend against it. I ended up reading more about each person in the story
"A Must Read for Self-Empowerment"
This is the most empowering book I've ever read. "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." This book tells you how to react.
"a must read"
captivated yet again I can't thank the author enough for this information I think it's every Americans civic duty to read this man's works
A fine example of why i prefer some audio recordings over the literal read. Wherea usually alot of messeges & info get lost in translation BookMarksssetGo
"Should be added to the CGSoC reading list"
Yes, again and again.
If you are headed to CGSoC, AWC or just want to read a good book on military strategy this should be on your list.
"Great read but an abrupt ending"
Great read but an abrupt ending
Would highly recommend this for anyone who would benefit from learning the art of strategic thinking
"awesome insight into the mind of war"
loved the book, clear structure and good examples from a wide range of sources. A real insight in to war and modern life
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