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The Influence of Military Strategies to Business PDF, ePub eBook Business Management and Leadership Expert, M.D. White, releases new book, “The Influence of Military Strategies to Business.” A military-based guide to business takes the best wartime tactics and practices and teaches you how you can apply them in your business—and your political or personal life—successfully. The book is scheduled for release on the 1st of October. As a B Business Management and Leadership Expert, M.D. White, releases new book, “The Influence of Military Strategies to Business.” A military-based guide to business takes the best wartime tactics and practices and teaches you how you can apply them in your business—and your political or personal life—successfully. The book is scheduled for release on the 1st of October. As a Business Strategy and Psychological Warfare Consultant, M.D. White wrote this book utilizing his countless experiences over the years to properly proffer working, tested and trusted strategies to help business owners or employees, business managers or executives, politicians and or public figures manage high-stake business and leadership situations with the greatest success. White had this to say: "No amount of experience in crucial conversations, or business negotiations, can prepare you better than the information you'll gleam from this manual. It's truly a politician’s guide to psychological warfare. Perhaps its President Trumps bible, and what he reads everynight. The moral of the story is: Use it, or be used by it! Current geopolitical controversies only emphasize this point." Many have deliberated over the effect of military strategies in business, but M.D. White cuts to the chase and reveals the raw and missing pieces all other military strategy discussions have left out. In this book, White extracts the key ingredients of military strategies and the applications which are left out in most discussions. For the first time ever there is a clear work-around of military strategies and an easy to understand roadmap on learning how to unlock, grow and strengthen from within one’s influence, presence and abilities. The Author further stressed the effectiveness of military strategies in business. “This military-based guide to business takes the best wartime tactics and practices and teaches you how you can apply them in your business—and your political or personal life—successfully. Developed within a systematic and comprehensive framework, this book utilizes the art of war in a whole new way and reveals that the path to a smooth business victory and mutually beneficial dialogue can be found in an unexpected but rewarding place.” The world of business is a battlefield. You must be prepared. Sun Tzu said, “The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy’s not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him.” The takeaway? Do everything in your power to be prepared, because it's only a matter of time before something goes wrong. If you are running, founding, working in any business, or are in an environment where ‘politics’ yield to nobody, The Influence of Military Strategies to Business is the preparation you need to succeed. This military-based guide to business takes the best wartime tactics and practices and teaches you how you can apply them in your business—and your personal life—successfully. With its systematic and comprehensive framework, this book utilizes the art of war in a whole new way and reveals that the path to a smooth business victory can be found in an unexpected but rewarding place.

30 review for The Influence of Military Strategies to Business

  1. 5 out of 5

    ✨The Reading

    An interesting & unique approach to business. MD White takes us on a unique adventure through historical and world famous war strategy texts and teaches you how to take advantage of said strategies for both professional and personal uses. This interesting guide defines terms, lays down models and walks you through the strategies that can be found in such books as The Art of War. The things discussed in this book are very straightforward and analytical. Though technical in its content, any lay An interesting & unique approach to business. MD White takes us on a unique adventure through historical and world famous war strategy texts and teaches you how to take advantage of said strategies for both professional and personal uses. This interesting guide defines terms, lays down models and walks you through the strategies that can be found in such books as The Art of War. The things discussed in this book are very straightforward and analytical. Though technical in its content, any layman can follow these strategies. I can definitely see how the author of this book is a successful business man. when people nowadays think of business strategies they usually do not think of The Art of War. But this author has utilized this text for the modern world of business in a very creative and fantastic way. This is a rather short read but it is nonetheless jam-packed with information that could be pure gold for people in the business world. This is definitely a book to read over and over again. This is a great book I would definitely recommend it to anyone who's in business of any kind or anyone who wants to tailor these strategies to their personal life. Or you can watch my review on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/shduCB9ZbaA

  2. 4 out of 5

    Deneale Williams

    When I received this book, I thought it would be a good choice and time to share, read and review this. With the World the way it is today, economically everything is changing. And the Military and their families can use all the help that we can get and give to them, and not just from the Military's point of view. Therefore, I found this insight something that needed shared for many reasons. Mr. White wrote this insightful, educational, and enlightening book not just because he felt that it would When I received this book, I thought it would be a good choice and time to share, read and review this. With the World the way it is today, economically everything is changing. And the Military and their families can use all the help that we can get and give to them, and not just from the Military's point of view. Therefore, I found this insight something that needed shared for many reasons. Mr. White wrote this insightful, educational, and enlightening book not just because he felt that it would benefit others, but because he wanted to. He used his expertise education that he gained from being a Psychological warfare consultant, as well as his business strategy education. Mr. White is also educated in Business Management and Leadership expert. With these fine skills, Mr. White spent years testing theories, and strategies, until he was certain he had mastered perfect scenarios worthy of sharing with the world, thus creating this book: The Influence of Military Strategies to Business. Now, as you are looking at this title, you are probably thinking this is some kind of financial handbook, or guidebook on making ends meet with your military paycheck or something. But this is not the case with this book. Here, Mr. White will try and show you ways to work with your employees, and build a successful team with your business. Gleam and groom your business managers, and prune them to grow and succeed, and prosper. This book can even help in your Political field. Showing you how to build success under you, and even around you. The world is your battlefield, and you must be ready to combat it, daily. In order to win, you must be ready, and willing to fight for what you want. Mr. White had this to say and I quote: "No amount of experience in crucial conversations, or business negotiations, can prepare you better than the information you'll gleam from this manual. It's truly a politician’s guide to psychological warfare. Perhaps its President Trumps bible, and what he reads every night. The moral of the story is: Use it, or be used by it! Current geopolitical controversies only emphasize this point." I am only giving you the opportunity to look further into this book, as I think you should if you want your business, or even yourself to succeed further. Much of what is said in this book makes complete sense. You need to think about what I am going to say to you right now: If you have something, money, business, jewels, etc, think about how many simply envy you because you have it, even if you earned it yourself. Those people want what you have and will do whatever it takes to take it away from you. Does this not seem a little like war? It may only be a competition, and you only have to fight to keep what it is yours, even when people wrongfully steal it. But still..in order to win, you need advantages. Just a thought to ponder right there. And within the pages of this book, there are a lot of advantages that you can learn when reading it. I truly found this book very educational and eye opening. I learned a lot, and am very glad that I read it. I give this book five stars and honestly wish that I could give it more. This is a book that I feel that everyone should read, and honestly, I mean everyone. It will educate you, and make you think and see a lot clearer, as well as understand. Mr. White even explains everything in a way that is understandable too, he wasn’t intimidating, very professional.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Ernestine Manowarda

    I loved the influence of Military Strategies to Business, if had this book ten years ago my business journey would have been so much easier and less frightening. It is a very exciting book and clears the mind of any fear of the future and what to do next, you feel your confidence grow with every page you turn, hearing the inner voices go from I can't do this, to I can do this, to I want to do this to, I am doing it, I have taken the first step. Wow, I am on my way :) If you already own a business, I loved the influence of Military Strategies to Business, if had this book ten years ago my business journey would have been so much easier and less frightening. It is a very exciting book and clears the mind of any fear of the future and what to do next, you feel your confidence grow with every page you turn, hearing the inner voices go from I can't do this, to I can do this, to I want to do this to, I am doing it, I have taken the first step. Wow, I am on my way :) If you already own a business, any business, you will certainly find new perspectives on your business and ways to improve and improvise on what you are already delivering to the world and have fun. Sometimes what we start as a new business, starts to drag us down and things becomes too much, the influence of Military Strategies to Business, will let you fall in love with your business again. Enjoy the journey of owning a business with this great companion by MD White

  4. 5 out of 5

    David Hunt

    For the first time there is a book on business that a military person can understand! This book is clear and concise in drawing parallels between going to war, and starting up a new business. This is clearly defined by using Sun Tzu's Art of War and good business strategies. The parallels are amazingly similar in both war and business, and certainly not to be overlooked. For the first time in fifty years, I understood what the Author was writing about! It is fascinating how the right words can o For the first time there is a book on business that a military person can understand! This book is clear and concise in drawing parallels between going to war, and starting up a new business. This is clearly defined by using Sun Tzu's Art of War and good business strategies. The parallels are amazingly similar in both war and business, and certainly not to be overlooked. For the first time in fifty years, I understood what the Author was writing about! It is fascinating how the right words can open a mind, and bring a new level of understanding!

  5. 5 out of 5

    Laila Viking

    A book that can help you into your business if you want to start up or just needs some problem solving. It has a lot of different views of comparing military with business and combine them. It is about how to know what you have, want or can give to others. And to know your business partners. Friend and enemy in military terms. As a business woman myself I liked the strategies the book have which are possible to use in your company and business plan. A very useful book with useable strategies.

  6. 4 out of 5

    Dustin Overbeck

    The first part of this book read like a term paper for high school or college. It kept referencing different unnamed experts about their opinions of business strategies. The first part of the book lacked substance. The later part of the book read much differently and was less difficult of a read to slog through. It seemed as through there were two different authors because the tone and writing style was so different between the first part of the book than the second half. This book fell short of The first part of this book read like a term paper for high school or college. It kept referencing different unnamed experts about their opinions of business strategies. The first part of the book lacked substance. The later part of the book read much differently and was less difficult of a read to slog through. It seemed as through there were two different authors because the tone and writing style was so different between the first part of the book than the second half. This book fell short of my expectations. I had expected more real world and contemporary business examples to be sewn into Sun Tsu’s book of military strategy.

  7. 4 out of 5

    Cracked Spine

    Well, I am going to have to be honest in this review. When I found out that this book was associated with the military, I got nervous all over because I for one am not a person you’d expect to have anything to do with that part of the U.S. government. But since this was mandatory, I decided to give it a try and give it my most non-pretentious reaction/recommendation afterwards. And there are highs and lows about it but let me remind you this is because I am biased. So I will forget the negatives Well, I am going to have to be honest in this review. When I found out that this book was associated with the military, I got nervous all over because I for one am not a person you’d expect to have anything to do with that part of the U.S. government. But since this was mandatory, I decided to give it a try and give it my most non-pretentious reaction/recommendation afterwards. And there are highs and lows about it but let me remind you this is because I am biased. So I will forget the negatives and go with the positives and here are they: I found out from this book some practices in the military. I also found out that you can apply these methods and mindsets in growing or starting your business. This is why it is so for those who were and are serving in the armed forces who are expecting to delve into the business world later on in their lives. I know that this book provides such in-depth and easy-to-follow ideas that suits every reading level out there. I am happy myself that I was given this book in the first place to review because I may need it when I am down and serious about how to provide my services when I know that the time is right. It may not be tomorrow but I am positive that I will apply these methods in this book to my life when and if I get a chance at starting a business. As you know by now, this book reviewing service that I am doing for this book may and can spin-off into a moneymaking business (not the book reviewing but something kind of similar like freelance copywriting and proofreading. I mean, who knows, right? Another positive about this book I’d like to discuss are the valuable lessons from an ancient Chinese military strategist by the name of Sun Tzu that really in my opinion are relatable and are easy-to-adapt to. These are some of his teachings that M.D. White the author of this book cites as the ultimate mastermind behind the military-to-business model: “Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles, you will never be in peril.” “He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.” “Timing is essential.” “The best way to win is to not fight at all.” “Develop a skill (or combination of skills) nobody else has and you won’t have to compete with anyone.” Lastly, one thing about this book of M.D. White’s that I came to appreciate was the way he listed some companies who came up with lucrative original ideas but lost to those companies who took their ideas and added their own spice to them and amassed great fortunes with them. I was amazed at some of the failure companies mentioned because that really sucks when it was your idea in the first place but you did not make money with it whereas those who may have taken (stole) it from you have gone on to become rich with it. Oh well, once again, I had to remind myself that that’s how life is. As a final thought to all this, those people who are retirees from the military and those who have had some involvement in the military for a short time, this book is for you. You know about the principles and strategies of the military and combine those with the ideas from Sun Tzu that M.D. White lays down in here, you may go on to become a successful businessman or woman. I am glad that I have this book in my kindle for future reference. So this is definitely a great Christmas gift idea for that soldier in your family who has mentioned something about starting his or her own business when he or she retires from the armed forces OR this is a fantastic gift for that non-serving but soldier at heart individual you know and love. Happy holidays!

  8. 5 out of 5

    Grady

    ‘The world of business is a battlefield. You must be prepared.’ California author/ Business Management/Leadership Expert M.D. White is Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Rizik International, LLC, an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking and best practices implementation firm to global companies and or public figures, offering digital transformation and enterprise application approaches including robotic process automation and cloud compu ‘The world of business is a battlefield. You must be prepared.’ California author/ Business Management/Leadership Expert M.D. White is Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Rizik International, LLC, an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking and best practices implementation firm to global companies and or public figures, offering digital transformation and enterprise application approaches including robotic process automation and cloud computing solutions. MD White has created a military-based guide to business that takes the best wartime tactics and practices and teaches us how we can apply them in our business--and our political or personal life--successfully. In his Introduction White states, ‘The parallels between war and business planning are numerous. The important distinctions between war and business planning involve the ultimate ends of a given conflict. War involves physical destruction and death. When a business conducts operations, economic utility is generated, and employees, stakeholders, and society on the whole derive some benefit. The nature of competition is generally regulated by law, and if disputes arise among rivals, either marketplace conditions or legal systems will make a binding decision over corporate life and death, victory or defeat. Introducing the analogies of war into the business environment is complex and may arouse emotions and an ethos contrary to the culture of commerce. As multinational businesses expand their reach, they can be engines of wealth generation and peace. However, if global corporations adopt an overly martial ideology, then the hopes for human progress and cultural evolution will be dashed. The comparison to military and business may not be new but few have delivered the history of the subject matter and the implementation as well as White. Sound principles here, accessible to even the non-military minded reader, White makes a very strong case for his concept. As he quotes Sun Tzu, ‘Knowing ones self and Knowing the enemy’ and there is much to learn form this entry Read and learn.

  9. 4 out of 5

    Robin Morgan

    While going into business is like going into war might sound from its onset to be quite a ludicrous remark for anyone to make, there’s a lot of truth behind it which needs to be examined before actually poo-pooing the notion. Any military tactician worth his weight will tell you can’t even begin to engage your enemy unless you’ve become familiar with what his status is in regards what he’s ready to throw into your path so you don’t become victorious in the goals you’ve set in front of you. Being While going into business is like going into war might sound from its onset to be quite a ludicrous remark for anyone to make, there’s a lot of truth behind it which needs to be examined before actually poo-pooing the notion. Any military tactician worth his weight will tell you can’t even begin to engage your enemy unless you’ve become familiar with what his status is in regards what he’s ready to throw into your path so you don’t become victorious in the goals you’ve set in front of you. Being a doctor, the author, of this extremely informative book takes his knowledge of being a Psychological Warfare Consultant and skillfully combines it with that of being a shrewd Business Strategy Consultant to give to his readers. Mr. White through this endeavor gives his readers the limitless years of knowhows he’s accumulated regarding the best wartime strategies to use in a business environment. These are not the run of the mill type of ideas, they’ve proven to be the some of the best established and trusted ideas available to help a myriad of individuals from entrepreneurs and their staff to those politicians and other public personages we’ve come to love/admire so can they successfully their life’s situations. Mr. White didn’t write this book out of self-gratification, he wrote it because of his eagerness to share his knowledge with others so they can reap the rewards from the shrewd, informative, and helpful information it contains. If he wanted to Mr. White could have easily created a somewhat costly series of seminars in which this information would have been taught, instead of reasonable prices for the book [free if you’ve got KINDLE Unlimited]. Given the unselfish nature of creating this book to benefit his reader’s entrepreneurial endeavors, I’m giving Mr. White and this book 5 STARS.

  10. 5 out of 5

    Library Love

    This was quite a surprising read. I have never previously given much thought to either the military or business and this book opened my eyes to these subjects and to their distinct overlaps. For example, consider an everyday term such as ‘price war’. The author writes in an engaging, no-frills way, giving real-life examples from war and well-known household name businesses. He utilises the ancient teachings of Sun Tzu, a Chinese military strategist, starting with the essential principles of ‘kno This was quite a surprising read. I have never previously given much thought to either the military or business and this book opened my eyes to these subjects and to their distinct overlaps. For example, consider an everyday term such as ‘price war’. The author writes in an engaging, no-frills way, giving real-life examples from war and well-known household name businesses. He utilises the ancient teachings of Sun Tzu, a Chinese military strategist, starting with the essential principles of ‘knowing oneself’ and ‘knowing the enemy’. This is a densely packed, well-researched handbook, to be set apart from stuffy academic textbooks, but with equal if not superior content. Presented in short, punchy sections, minus any waffle, these two giants of subjects are rendered accessible, along with the author’s conclusions. MD White is an entrepreneur, business management expert and psychological warfare consultant and is interested in the ‘psychology of things’ as he likes to put it. And he certainly puts over his points well.

  11. 4 out of 5

    Minion Reviews

    Nowadays, we can find a lot of business books. We can buy any kind of guidebook in every bookstore. Authors of these books want to tell us the secret how to become a successful, how to be happy or how to multiply the fortune. Among them we will find new M.D.White's book The Influence of Military Strategies to Business. However his book is slightly different with the approach to the subject. The author uses examples from real companies and their strategies. No matter how long you have been in bus Nowadays, we can find a lot of business books. We can buy any kind of guidebook in every bookstore. Authors of these books want to tell us the secret how to become a successful, how to be happy or how to multiply the fortune. Among them we will find new M.D.White's book The Influence of Military Strategies to Business. However his book is slightly different with the approach to the subject. The author uses examples from real companies and their strategies. No matter how long you have been in business or how successful you are this book will surprise you. M.D White shows us connections between war and a business. He analyses a military tactics in a way that can be use by business owners, managers and he claims that every business has a potential to grow and succeed. Very interesting, analytical, educational book. Short- reading but full of usefull information. Without doubt -worth reading.

  12. 4 out of 5

    Only the Best Books

    I am a freelance writer and I am often asked to create articles on all aspects of business. I have to admit that I don't know a great deal about business strategy, so it can be hard for me to come up with original ideas and theories. So, I often look to books to give me a better understanding of the business world. This led me to 'The Influence of Military Strategies to Business' by 'MD White', which seemed to have a unique perspective on business, presenting a great learning opportunity for me. I am a freelance writer and I am often asked to create articles on all aspects of business. I have to admit that I don't know a great deal about business strategy, so it can be hard for me to come up with original ideas and theories. So, I often look to books to give me a better understanding of the business world. This led me to 'The Influence of Military Strategies to Business' by 'MD White', which seemed to have a unique perspective on business, presenting a great learning opportunity for me. The overriding message is that in business (like in war, or in the military) you need to be prepared for any eventuality. Even when things are running smoothly, something can go wrong, and if you don't have measures in place it can cause serious problems within an organisation. There are also lessons that can be applied to your personal life too. Overall, a really informative and useful book.

  13. 4 out of 5

    8th Day Reads

    I first want to say that I love books like this, books that take on new looks on how businesses/leaders can move forward in a positive way. This book is a bit more than that, as it has applications (as the best leadership books do) outside of the workplace. White masterfully outlines great plans/tactics that can help get you through a lot of difficult business and/or life decisions. Sections of this book are dedicated to being a successful leader, so it’s not all just outright business strategy. I first want to say that I love books like this, books that take on new looks on how businesses/leaders can move forward in a positive way. This book is a bit more than that, as it has applications (as the best leadership books do) outside of the workplace. White masterfully outlines great plans/tactics that can help get you through a lot of difficult business and/or life decisions. Sections of this book are dedicated to being a successful leader, so it’s not all just outright business strategy. A lot of it is very unique and comes from a place of “knowing your enemy” in the sense of your challenge/obstacle. Being prepared and having a plan is key, but it’s clear White has a wealth of knowledge that he is sharing with his readers. White did a great job, he's clearly got the experience here. Any leader or business-minded individual should read this book.

  14. 5 out of 5

    Biblio Phanatic

    For those running a small business, in management, or budding entrepreneurs will find so much useful information in The Influence of Military Strategies to Business' by MD White. He has taken the teachings from ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu (author of the Art of War), and applied them to the business world. Whether your business goal is growth, set yourself apart form the competition, or to get the most from your employees, you will find useful advice to help your business thrive i For those running a small business, in management, or budding entrepreneurs will find so much useful information in The Influence of Military Strategies to Business' by MD White. He has taken the teachings from ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu (author of the Art of War), and applied them to the business world. Whether your business goal is growth, set yourself apart form the competition, or to get the most from your employees, you will find useful advice to help your business thrive in this book. There are real-life examples to relate to, from many well-known global companies, that will help you to see how military strategies can be implemented to a real business. The Influence of Military Strategies will serve as a useful reference to anyone wanting to boost their business acumen.

  15. 4 out of 5

    AMR Reviews

    This book is a wonderful read for anyone interested in either Military Strategies or Business development. The author delves into the different areas of business relating them to the military or vice versa. By using Sun Tzu and his studies, marketing is analyzed as war and how similar the two are. About half way through the book, there is a list of the Principals of Sun Tzu and The Art of Business which includes 15 different generalizations analyzed and proved. After that, it is shown how to com This book is a wonderful read for anyone interested in either Military Strategies or Business development. The author delves into the different areas of business relating them to the military or vice versa. By using Sun Tzu and his studies, marketing is analyzed as war and how similar the two are. About half way through the book, there is a list of the Principals of Sun Tzu and The Art of Business which includes 15 different generalizations analyzed and proved. After that, it is shown how to combine Productivity and the Art of war and linking the two together. Later in the book, there are many more generalizations stated then proven with reliable facts and information. This book is a good read for people who are interested in developing their business strategies and looking at how successful businesses, in this century, have succeeded and will continue to grow.

  16. 5 out of 5

    Valery

    The Influence of Military Strategies to Business by M.D. White is a comprehensive look at the business world and how to succeed. Taking a cue from the Sun Tzu playbook, White breaks down what you need to do into two very basic components: knowing oneself, and knowing the enemy. White makes clear that military strategy does have a place in business, and is a good starting point in creating success not only in business but in your personal life. While in war, you want to kill the enemy, in busines The Influence of Military Strategies to Business by M.D. White is a comprehensive look at the business world and how to succeed. Taking a cue from the Sun Tzu playbook, White breaks down what you need to do into two very basic components: knowing oneself, and knowing the enemy. White makes clear that military strategy does have a place in business, and is a good starting point in creating success not only in business but in your personal life. While in war, you want to kill the enemy, in business you simple want to beat the competition, and gain market share by taking their customers. Overall, a comprehensive book with some solid strategies to apply to a business setting, whether you have a small business to run or a large corporation. Highly recommend.

  17. 5 out of 5

    Kickass Reads

    A book that can help you into your business if you want to start up or just needs some problem solving. It has a lot of different views of comparing military with business and combine them. It is about how to know what you have, want or can give to others. And to know your business partners. Friend and enemy in military terms. As a business woman myself I liked the strategies the book have which are possible to use in your company and business plan. A very useful book with useable strategies.

  18. 5 out of 5

    Kasey McCarthy

    I received this book as an ARC in return for honest review. The book explains how military strategies can be used in business world. In war you need to know enemy; In business you need to know your competition. So concepts can be used in both arenas. In military strategies, we are trying to destroy enemies but in business we want to take customers from competition. Business owners and entrepreneurs would find this book useful.

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