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Ryan Holiday (Founder/Brass Check)These are two very short books but will help you understand the topics more than thousands of pages on the same topic by countless other writers. In my view, Hart is unquestionably the best writer on military strategy and history. Better than von Clausewitz, that’s for sure (who for all the talk is basically useless unless you are planning on fighting Napoleon). His theories on the indirect approach is life changing, whether you’re struggling with a business or just office politics. I can’t say much more than read these books. It’s a must.
The classic book on strategy by one of the foremost military thinkers of the twentieth century, "Strategy" draws on all of military history, from the Greek-Persian wars of the fifth century B.C. to the development of geurrilla warfare in the nuclear age. Liddell Hart provides a perceptive and fascinating examination of wars and their architects. He shows how Hitler almost won, and ultimately lost, World War II, and defines practical principles - "Adjust your end to your means, " "Take a line of operation which offers alternate objectives" - that are as fundamental in the worlds of politics and business as they are in warfare. This extraordinary work should be essential reading for anyone fascinated by military history and strategy.
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