Book read: The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Within this small book, one can find significant hints on how to excel in work and lead a better life. Phrases like “Know thyself, know thy enemy, a hundred battles fought, a hundred battles won” and “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting” are well-known worldwide.
This ancient military manual, considered the world’s oldest, gained popularity in Japan during the Edo period when the Tokugawa shogunate officially published it and distributed copies to various feudal lords. It is even said to have been more popular in Japan than in its country of origin, China. “The Art of War” continues to be cherished globally and has found readership in diverse figures, including billionaire Elon Musk.