Chapter: Variation in Tactics



The general who thoroughly understands the advantages that accompany variation of tactics knows how to handle his troops.


Knowing tactics is not enough. You need to know when to use them. In particular there is skill in matching the tactics to both the situation and to one another.

In this way, a sequence of simple tactics can be as varied and powerful as DNA, which is a simple sequence of only four elements.

In business, you can have a great strategy but if you cannot translate it into a solid yet adaptive execution then it will all be for naught.