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Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Machiavelli's The Prince both are fundamentally important works related to the areas of strategic leadership and decision making. Although almost every leader has heard of these works, very few have read them in depth and applied the lessons they contain to their own lives. This is a huge oversight. Both books contain wisdom and advice that are applicable to almost any situation a leader finds himself in.

Both books have reputations for being dense and difficult to understand. This is due to the fact that both were written in other languages and for other time periods. It can be difficult to know exactly what Sun Tzu and Machiavelli intended to convey with their words - and even more difficult to know how to take action on the ideas.

This has all changed. For the first time ever, the ideas of The Prince and The Art of War have been combined, updated, and presented in a way that is easy to understand in our modern era. Previously hard-to-interpret concepts have been clarified and shown to be as useful in our own era as they were in the ones for which they were originally written.

By listening and taking action on this book, entitled Sun Tzu & Machiavelli Leadership Secrets, by author Anthony D. Jensen, you give yourself the chance to become the most effective leader you can be. You will learn how to use timeless principles of leadership, psychology, and power to achieve everything you set out to do. Both your private and professional lives will benefit immensely from understanding and applying the leadership secrets of Sun Tzu and Machiavelli.

©2016 Anthony D. Jensen (P)2016 Anthony D. Jensen

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  • Drew
  • 02-09-2018

Important Read for Leaders

As a law enforcement officer and leader, I have studied the tactical aspects of Sun Tzu for years. The Art of War is not an easy read though. I read a little about Machiavelli, but didn't think I really needed to know that style of leadership. This book is basically the Cliff Notes version of "The Art of War" and "The Prince." It is an important read because you may never aspire to be "Machiavellian" but others shall. You need to see the warning signs, and possibly preempt and retaliate against people of this sort. Tzu says "know your enemy" and this book will help you ferret them out, whether they are inside or outside of your organization.

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  • Marvin Smith
  • 03-07-2018

This needs to be in any CEO Library

This is a great read for any up coming CEO, if your drive is to be more than just a CEO. To be the leader too others, this is the book for it gives you the angel and the devil side of being of being a true leader. I will use this book as my study guide to view the good and bad sides off leadership.

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  • Hector Martinez
  • 16-05-2021

Not what I expected.

I feel that this book is outdated and not designed for today's leadership challenges. I do agree with alot of Sun Tzu and Machiavelli teachings as it relates to modern day, but this book just didn't hit the target.

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  • Martin N
  • 17-12-2019

Not great

I've read Sun Tzu in a few shapes and from a few perspectives and this is by far the worst. Don't bother.

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  • Nolan Vance
  • 16-08-2018

Monotone

The reading was so monotone I had trouble staying engaged with the story.. didn't finish

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  • James Henning
  • 08-07-2016

was OK but little in the way of excitement.

the speaker was monotone. the info was good, but little dry. would have liked more examples in real world

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  • C. Jones
  • 21-08-2020

Art in any form requires discpline

Good read!! enjoyed the book, excellent information. keywords being "act" and apply. information is useless if not acted upon in accordance

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  • Rob
  • 10-08-2021

Review by - @Rob_Level

This is my 3rd listen = This is a great book. After a few listens you'll really start absorbing some keys. Use it for good, not evil. - @Rob_Level

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  • Troy Longstaff of Simple Solutions
  • 13-06-2021

Absolutely Amazing.! very well done .!

The narration was key to keeping me on point with the facts of the book .! I will keep and listen to this read for many years to come.! And a huge thank you to the narrator for driving the heart of the book home .! And that is intramentaly to be better by one's efforts to learn from the experiences of others.

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  • Patrick Oneal
  • 28-01-2021

Real leaders do real things🙏🏾

A great read, this is warrior material for everybody looking for that edge up over the next guy💪🏾

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