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When keeping a low profile can prove fruitful

THE 36 STRATAGEMS - 27 - FEIGN BE STUPID AND DON'T ACT RASHLY

2022 November 03 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics, and private life.   Literal translation Would rather pretend to be confused than to act, never pretend to be clever and act rashly. Be […]

Prevail when the opponent is in trouble

The 36 stratagems - 5 - Loot a burning house

2022 October 13 | by Arduino Mancini Senza categoria - Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics and private life.   Literal translation When the enemy is in danger, take advantage of the opportunity to attack to win.   Interpretation of […]

The typical stratagem of change transition

The 36 stratagems - 20 - Clouding the water to catch the fish

2022 October 10 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics, and private life.   Literal translation Exploit the enemy’s internal chaos, also taking advantage of his weakness and lack of initiative, to force him […]

Learn about the power of slander

THE 36 STRATAGEMS - 15 - Lure the tiger down the mountain

2022 August 18 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics, and private life.   Literal translation Wait for the moment of the day, siege the enemy when they are in an unfavourable situation, and […]

Find out why a knife is not necessarily used to hurt

THE 36 STRATAGEMS - 10 - Hide a knife behind a smile

2022 August 10 | by Arduino Mancini Senza categoria - Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics and private life.   Literal translation Try to convince the enemy that we are friendly, so that they would let down their guard; in […]

When concealment is (almost…) everything

The 36 stratagems - 30 - Turning the guest into the host

2022 July 03 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics and private life.   Literal translation Take advantage of the gap to intervene, and find ways to control the enemy’s key points, which must […]

The stratagem of the psychological resilience

The 36 stratagems - 19 - Remove the firewood from under the pot

2022 June 02 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics and private life.   Literal translation Instead of directly attacking the strongest part of the enemy, indirectly weakens the enemy’s momentum. That is to […]

To burst a balloon, you must first inflate it

The 36 stratagems - 16 - Loosen the grip to tighten it later

2022 May 05 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics and private life.   Description of the stratagem When the opponent is under pressure and feels he has no way out, there is a […]

What can you do to gain time when you are in difficulty?

The 36 stratagems - 33 - The empty fort strategy

2022 April 21 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics and private life.   Description of the stratagem The stratagem consists in pretending to be powerful, when in reality we are in a very […]

Probably the most used stratagem

The 36 stratagems - 3 - Kill with a borrowed knife

2022 April 07 | by Arduino Mancini Stratagems to succeed

The stratagem I’m going to present to you is from the book The 36 stratagems, a Chinese masterpiece that can be of interest to anyone involved in conflict situations: in business, politics and private life.   Description of the stratagem The idea is to inflict damage on the enemy through a third party. The stratagem is […]