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This is Volume Five (30 articles) of our Art of War Rule Book. This part of the Rule Book focuses on Sun Tzus concepts for choosing the best, that is, least risky, ways to explore an opportunity.As with the original work, the Rule Book repeatedlyMoreThis is Volume Five (30 articles) of our Art of War Rule Book. This part of the Rule Book focuses on Sun Tzus concepts for choosing the best, that is, least risky, ways to explore an opportunity.As with the original work, the Rule Book repeatedly references related concepts again and again in different competitive contexts. However, unlike the original, these articles explain these concepts in detail and illustrate them with examples from modern competition. This work provides an understanding of Sun Tzu you can only get otherwise from years of study. While the original Art of War was originally written for military generals who understood the philosophical concepts of ancient China, our Art of War Rule Book is written for today’s readers and provide enough descriptive material so that Sun Tzus ideas can actually be used in everyday life.Because of its size and detail, the Rule Book is published in nine volumes. This fifth volume contains a review of the previous volumes so that readers can understand the larger context of the work. The concepts covered in this volume are listed below:Rule Book OverviewVolume One Review: Comparing PositionsVolume Two Review: Developing PerspectiveVolume Three Review: Identifying OpportunitiesVolume Four Review: Leveraging ProbabilityVolume Five Overview: Minimizing Mistakes5.0.0 Minimizing Mistakes5.1.0 Mission Priorities5.1.1 Event Pressure5.1.2 Unproductive Responsibility5.2.0 Opportunity Exploration5.2.1 Choosing Adaptability5.2.2 Campaign Methods5.2.3 Unplanned Steps5.3.0 Reaction Time5.3.1 Speed and Quickness5.3.2 Opportunity Windows5.3.3 Information Freshness5.4.0 Minimizing Action5.4.1 Testing Value5.4.2 Successful Mistakes5.5.0 Focused Power5.5.1 Force Size5.5.2 Distance Limitations5.5.3 Evaluation Deadlines5.6.0 Defensive Advances5.6.1 Defense Priority5.6.2 Acting Now162The Art of War Rule Book SeriesAbout the Translator and AuthorOther Art of War Books by Gary GagliardiGlossary of Key ConceptsThe Nine Parts of the Rule Book cover the following topics:1. Comparing Positions,2. Developing Perspective,3. Identifying Opportunities,4. Leveraging Probability,5. Minimizing Mistakes,6. Responding To Situations,7. Creating Momentum,8. Winning Rewards, and9. Defending Vulnerabilities.