The Art of War by Sun Tzu is a thirteen chapter book with each chapter explaining different strategies and tactics of war. The book starts off by explaining plains you must lay down for war and also enlightens you of the preparation you must go through for war.Then toward conclusion of the book it states strategies for handling situations such as terrain and how and when to attack.In a nutshell the book's main focus was to be about war but many reads associate to real life experiences.
The most interesting piece about the book is found in the beginning of each chapter. Every chapter opens up with a quote by Sun Tzu himself.For example, one a my favorite Sun Tzu quotes throughout the hole book was in the sixth chapter headed, Weak points and Strong. Sun said"Whoever isfirst in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted." This and many other points made by Sun relates to sports and me as a person and many different ways.
One day I plan on coaching a team of my own. Even though war should never be compared to athletics there are many qualities that each share in common.As you might prepare for a war you will also have to for a game.You will even have to adjust your laying plans because of terrain and have to attack certain ways such as war.This is what makes this book special and unique. Sun Tzu's thought process of strategies and tactics during war could be express by a coach, a business owner, and really anyone who is in a position of leadership.The reason I choose this quote by Sun was because it applies to me as a coach and as a person seeking future work.I believe in being early all the time, never late.As a coach I believe in being early and having may kids all ready to go come game time. Also the earlier a team begins working for a goal will always has an ad