Chapter: Terrain



Sun Tzu said: We may distinguish six kinds of terrain, to wit: (1) Accessible ground; (2) entangling ground; (3) temporizing ground; (4) narrow passes; (5) precipitous heights; (6) positions at a great distance from the enemy.


Here are six different types of terrain which are described in more detail in paragraphs below.

Understanding is at the heart of any success. War is fought on the land, which means understanding the land is a core route to success.

Likewise in business there is virtual and geographic territory. Understanding this is key to success.