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Miyamoto Musashi: The Book of Five Rings

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Edition: Penguin Classics

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Page Count: 55

Brief Summary

Miyamoto Musashi’s five “books” formulate his view of strategy, using the medium of 17th-century Kenjutsu, or Japanese sword fighting, as his lens. The book itself is insightful, but I fear that some over-extrapolate its use cases to modern business, which was most likely neither the author’s intention nor an accurate application of its teachings.

 

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