The 33 Strategies of War

  • 9h 55m 43s
  • Robert Greene
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2015

The 33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, from movie moguls to Samurai swordsmen.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. Declare War on Your Enemies: The Polarity Strategy
  • 2. Do Not Fight the Last War: The Guerrilla War of the Mind Strategy
  • 3. Amidst the Turmoil of Events, Do Not Lose Your Presence of Mind: The Counterbalance Strategy
  • 4. Create a Sense of Urgency and Desperation: The Death Ground Strategy
  • 5. Avoid the Snares of Groupthink: The Command and Control Strategy
  • 6. Segment Your Forces: The Controlled Chaos Strategy
  • 7. Transform Your War into a Crusade: Morale Strategies
  • 8. Pick Your Battles Carefully: The Perfect Economy Strategy
  • 9. Turn the Tables: The Counterattack Strategy
  • 10. Create a Threatening Presence: Deterrence Strategies
  • 11. Trade Space for Time: The Nonengagement Strategy
  • 12. Lose Battles But Win the War: Grand Strategy
  • 13. Know Your Enemy: The Intelligence Strategy
  • 14. Overwhelm Resistance with Speed and Suddenness: The Blitzkrieg Strategy
  • 15. Control the Dynamic: Forcing Strategies
  • 16. Hit Them Where it Hurts: The Center of Gravity Strategy
  • 17. Defeat Them in Detail: The Divide and Conquer Strategy
  • 18. Expose and Attack Your Opponent's Soft Flank: The Turning Strategy
  • 19. Envelop the Enemy: The Annihilation Strategy
  • 20. Maneuver Them into Weakness: The Ripening for the Sickle Strategy
  • 21. Negotiate While Advancing: The Diplomatic War Strategy
  • 22. Know How to End Things: The Exit Strategy
  • 23. Weave a Seamless Blend of Fact and Fiction: Misperception Strategies
  • 24. Take the Line of Least Expectation: The Ordinary Extraordinary Strategy
  • 25. Occupy the Moral High Ground: The Righteous Strategy
  • 26. Deny Them Targets: The Strategy of the Void
  • 27. Seem to Work for the Interests of Others While Furthering Your Own: The Alliance Strategy
  • 28. Give Your Rivals Enough Rope to Hang Themselves: The One-Upmanship Strategy
  • 29. Take Small Bites: The Fait Accompli Strategy
  • 30. Penetrate Their Minds: Communication Strategies
  • 31. Destroy from within: The Inner-Front Strategy
  • 32. Dominate While Seeming to Submit: The Passive Aggression Strategy
  • 33. Sow Uncertainty and Panic Through Acts of Terror: The Chain Reaction Strategy