Art of war is gaining significance in this era of extensive competition and organizations and firms across the globe are seeking to mater this art including the western businesses and organizations. It empowers a business to be much more meaningful and to sustain intense competition. The means to gain leverage through art of war aren’t all sane but might including deception. Art of war usually takes the unprepared rival by surprise.
Buddhism sheds some light on the approach that a business should take. It closely knits business and spiritualism. It calls for application of different approach altogether to administrative and organizational skills. Spirituality is the central idea of the Buddhist view, which is wholly based on the benefits of ‘mindfulness’ and ‘concentration’.
Buddhist ideals and Zen have suggestions for workplace conditions, intra-corporate realm and the kind of behavior businesses should indulge in. It calls for teamwork, humility and service to the humanity as its core principles. Conventional characteristics like clear and sane thinking, discipline and effectiveness in attaining goals are thought to be the prime reasons behind a firm or an individual’s success and can also empower them to fight obstacles and convert them into opportunities for personal and universal growth and prosperity.
West views and East views do find similarities on quite a number of points. Both the western views and the similar views have optimism, risk taking and discipline as the central idea. A sense of self-belief and self-assurance is of paramount importance to taste success both in personal and professional life. Success should always be valued and not be taken for granted. Both the cultures call for careful evaluation and analysis of rival’s or opponent’s opinions to bring out positive advances and to enable learning. Both the cultures share some very basic and central ideas, which are imperative for success in any aspect of life.
Attila the Hun came up with some very important leadership secrets, which would ensure that not only personal goals are met but also overall benefit persists. Attila the Hun, himself a great leader emphasized exclusively on advanced planning. He called for taking problems head on and not escaping them, a universal rule for a good leader. A leader should assess each and every situation before taking any step. The most important of the secrets that Attila the Hun put across was that a leader is not someone who never walks away from a client but someone who shuns fears and even if he/she takes such an extreme step, he/she bounces back much more prepared the next time.