Forget everything you think you know about strength, strategy and success. This brilliant adaptation of the ancient masterpiece The Art of War shows women how to use Sun Tzu’s philosophy to win in every aspect of life. Would you like to transform your weaknesses into strengths? Succeed at work without compromising your ethics? Integrate your style and personal philosophy into every action you take? If so, this book is for you. In The Art of War for Women, bestselling author Chin-Ning Chu brings the eternal wisdom of philosopher-general Sun Tzu to women looking to gain a better understanding of who they are--and, more importantly, who they want to be. Although Sun Tzu’s book is about the application of strategies and determining the most efficient way of gaining victory with the least amount of conflict, every one of those strategies begins with having a deep understanding of the people and the world around us. They also require us to understand ourselves--our strengths and weaknesses, our goals and fears. In other words, the aim is not to apply a series of rules coldly and dispassionately, but rather to integrate ourselves and our unique talents into the strategies we will employ. This is not a feel-good book. (But you will feel good after reading it.) It is not a motivational book. (But you will be motivated to achieve what you want, once you are done.) Ultimately, its purpose it to provide women with the strategies we all need to overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of our goals and dreams. Sun Tzu’s Art of War is the most influential book on strategy ever published, selling tens of millions of copies worldwide in several editions. Written by one of today’s foremost authorities on Sun Tzu, The Art of War for Women is sure to become a classic in its own right. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Shows how to find success and gain a better understanding of one's self and goals by applying Sun Tzu's strategies for gaining victory with the least amount of conflict.
This New Woman's attitude has become an international phenomenon -- a bond of universal womanhood that cuts across and beyond cultures and national boundaries.Chin-Ning Chu is the most successful American author in Asia and the Pacific Rim today, outselling the likes of Anthony Robbins and Hillary Clinton. Her latest book, Working Woman's Art of War is the book of strategy that allows the 21st Century working woman to have it all. She interprets timeless, Eastern philosophy derived from the 2,500 year-old Chinese classic, Sun Tzu's Art of War, into practical everyday Western strategies for making decisions and creating results, showing women how to easily get ahead whether their sights are set on being a corporate CEO, entrepreneur, teacher, stock broker, astronaut or a good mother.Working Woman's Art of War is about the Art, not the War In order for women to have all that they want -- the right to choose to wear glass slippers and/or combat boots -- they need to have the courage to learn how to think like effective strategists and warriors. This ancient warrior philosophy is the premier vehicle for mastering strategic thinking in the corporate world as well as daily life.You will learn: What the difference is between the Eastern and Western art of war strategies.What the five essential elements of victory are according to Sun Tzu's Art of War.Turning your liabilities into assets.How to swing your blue moments into opportunities.Utilizing the feminine and masculine energies with equal proficiency to achieve your goals.What the difference is between a trophy wife and the working woman.When to wear Nike shoes, glass slippers or combat boots in the corporateoffice.How to overcome other women's professional jealousy.Converting sexuality into advantages.Channeling the rage of sexual harassment for advancement.How you can embrace your family and career at the same time.The most effective tool for overcoming gender discrimination.Why it is so important for working women to possess style as well as substance.What the strategies are for New Feminism's Battle and why.Why Sun Tzu said, Know thyself, know thy opponents -- One hundred battles, one hundred victories.
For twenty-five centuries, men have used Sun Tzu's classic The Art of War as a guide to conflict. In recent years, it's been a guide to climbing the corporate ladder. But this book shows that there are more paths to winning than frontal assault. You can learn from the ancient Chinese strategist how to apply the feminine principle to the business world--and win every time. Whether it's relying on networking skills to win allies or maneuvering to gain a decisive advantage, the author shows through dozens of case studies from prominent women in business how to overcome the odds, defeat opponents, and forge successful careers. The tenets of Sun Tzu lend themselves to women's natural strengths in diplomacy and relationship-building. With this interpretation, you'll learn to leverage these valuable assets to trump your male colleagues every time.
By following the ancient Chinese teachings of The Art of War you will discover how to use your natural abilities to find your path in life. Women and The Art of War helps women find the peaceful path to success through strategies made famous in the ancient Chinese text, The Art of War. Female wisdom, or common sense, is about avoiding needless confrontation, conserving energy for the things that matter, and seeking an outcome in which everyone wins. And for women, as for Sun Tzu, success doesn't come simply from knowing what to do, but from knowing who you are. Women and the Art of War will help you consider what you want to achieve and why you want to achieve it. Covering Sun Tzu's timeless principles point by point in a conversational and friendly tone, Women and the Art of War shows you how you can find your strengths, meet your weaknesses head-on, deal with obstacles and forge your own unique identity through your career and personal life. Whatever your path, this book will give you strategies, tactics, and practical examples you need to increase your probability of success—and enjoy the process.
The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The treatise in translated from the Chinese, with an introduction and critical notes by Lionel Giles, M.A. Assistant Department of Oriental Printed Books And Manuscripts.
For centuries, man has studied the ancient art of war before heading into battle--obsessively planning, strategically theorizing, and meticulously executing. If only he did that before trying to pick up women. Just as they turn to Sun Tzu's honored text for military guidance, they can sharpen their dating skills by adapting the good general's advice. But since every guy hitting the bar on Saturday night isn't a seasoned warrior, this book has done the heavy lifting. By dissecting Sun Tzu's original text, extracting his core wisdom, and applying it to picking up women, this book teaches you how to win the battle of the sexes. A woman might not be an enemy to conquer--but she is a prize to win over.
For anyone tired of chasing ever–elusive desires, of doing more only to find that more needs doing, and of making more money only to need more money, best–selling author Chin–Ning Chu shows you that life was meant to be easy, if you know the secrets. From the best–selling author of The Working Woman's Art of War, comes an important and timely book about the side of success that most don't know about 注e power of selective yielding, of surrendering to a successful destiny, and of getting what you want by not wanting it too much. Using Carl Jung's famous parable of the rainmaker as a framework, Chin–Ning Chu explains universal truths about the nature of effort, success, willpower, detachment, "creating luck," and more. Illustrating the four "secrets of the rainmaker" with rich anecdotes from history, personal experience, and popular culture, Ching–Ning explains how to create success by attaining inner harmony, how to partner effort with ease, how to make peace with time, and how to stop reacting and start restfully controlling the events of your life.
Miyamoto Musashi's Go Rin no Sho or the book of five rings,is considered a classic treatise on military strategy, much like Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Chanakya's Arthashastra. The five "books" refer to the idea that there are different elements of battle, just as there are different physical elements in life, as described by Buddhism, Shinto, and other Eastern religions. Through the book Musashi defends his thesis: a man who conquers himself is ready to take it on on the world, should need arise.
Offers strategies for defending against Asian business tactics
In today's competitive business world, you must capture the high ground and defend it against your rivals. The secret lies in mastering the strategic arts taught by the ancient Chinese military theorist Sun Tzu. Gerald A. Michaelson's classic book breaks down Sun Tzu's lessons to help you move from manager to leader and vanquish your competition. In this fully updated edition, Steven Michaelson offers new examples drawn from companies ranging from Amazon to Toyota to Google, putting Sun Tzu at your side for today's business challenges. Here is the wisdom--tested for twenty-five centuries--that will help you seize the advantage, storm your competitors' gates, and conquer the marketplace!
Graced with color illustrations of Asian art treasures, this gift edition of the world's earliest and most prestigious military treatise covers principles of strategy, tactics, maneuvers, and other ever-relevant topics. Required reading in many military institutions, its ancient wisdom offers many modern applications to business, law, and sports.
Chin-Ning Chu is one of the world's foremost experts on Asian business psychology, a frequent guest on "Larry King Live" and other high-profile TV shows. Now he shows how to apply ancient Chinese military wisdom to the competitive world of business today. "Could become the Think and Grow Rich of the 1990s".--Success magazine.
Escaping the Knight in Dirty Blue Jeans is the story I want to tell. A story about being more than the survivor. Being an overcomer. Going from hopeless to hope back to hopeless. Only to find myself in a place so dark I thought I might never see light again. This is the story of a woman who saw no way out for her girls and herself from the domestic violence she lived in: until she found the strength, courage and hope she never dreamed possible. I speak about our lives. About how we were set free. This book has the potential to open awareness to the many facets Domestic Violence really has, what Hope can look and feel like and how we all have choices. I absolutely believe in restoration and I believe in being set free. Freedom is found in the truth. My heart is to break the stigma of what we think DV looks like. To open communication and healing in marriages before they live with secrets and destruction that kill them. Save the victims and break the cycles. Stop covering the abuse and start healing the abuser. Come into the Fullness of Freedom. It awaits.
A report on the roles of gender, emotion, and power in the workplace counsels readers on how to thrive in emotionally charged business environments and promotes rational behavior during conflicts.
The United States Marine Corps is the largest such force on the planet, and yet it is the smallest, most elite section of the U.S. military, one with a long and storied history. Here, in the most current version of the manual used by the Corps itself, is an explanation of the philosophy that makes the Marine Corps unique-here are the concepts and values behind how the Corps fights. Topics discussed include: . war defined . the science, art, and dynamic of war . war as an act of policy . styles of warfare . professional military education . the philosophy of command . and more. Military buffs, war-gamers, and anyone seeking to understand the increasingly complicated global stage will find this a fascinating and informative document.
Thick Face, Black Heart describes the secret law of nature that governs successful behaviour in every aspect of life. It is the wisdom of the soul. Being true to the law of nature in our daily encounters fulfils the highest potential within and around us. On a more practical level Thick Face, Black Heart is simply about action and effectiveness.
'Machiavelli has a new rival, and Sun-tzu had better watch his back' - New York Times Robert Greene's laws are now famous: Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies. Law 3: Conceal your intentions. Law 4: Always say less than necessary. At work, in relationships, on the street or on the 6 o'clock News: the 48 Laws apply everywhere. For anyone with an interest in conquest, self-defence, wealth, power or simply being an educated spectator, The 48 Laws of Power is one of the most useful and entertaining books ever; it 'teaches you how to cheat, dissemble, feign, fight and advance your cause in the modern world.' (Independent on Sunday). Robert Greene will teach you the distilled wisdom of the masters - illustrated through the tactics, triumphs and failures from Elizabeth I to Henry Kissinger on how to get to the top and stay there. Wry, ironic and clever, this is an indispensable and witty guide to power. The perfect gift book for the power-hungry (and who doesn't want power?); this is the Concise Edition of an international bestseller. From the internationally bestselling author of Mastery, The Art Of Seduction, and The 33 Strategies Of War.
A stunning and gritty graphic novel integrating the iconic strategy text by Sun Tzu into a sweeping thriller set in the near future when Wall Street is militarized and China is the world's dominant economy. Kelly Roman served time for a horrific friendly fire incident. Once free, he discovers that his brother died while working for Sun Tzu, the ruthless strategist who runs China's global financial empire. From the apocalyptic third world of suburban Ohio, Kelly heads into the futuristic Gomorrah that is Manhattan to infiltrate Sun Tzu's organization and find out who murdered his brother—and why. Using the skills and genetic enhancements his Special Forces career provided him, he'll confront both Sun Tzu and his nemesis, a monster of biotechnology known only as The Prince. Throughout his harrowing adventure, Kelly documents Sun Tzu's ancient wisdom, which guides him through each bloody battle and hairbreadth escape in his quest for vengeance and redempti on.