The Art of War & the Royal Commission

Vanessa Stoykov,  creator,  No More Practice

I’ve always loved the book “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu, written in the 5th century BCE. It’s full of age-old truths about leadership and psychology. I am reminded of its lessons as I think strategically about where our industry is going post the Royal Commission.

Here’s four big lessons we can take from Sun Tzu and apply them to a strategy for repairing the trust that has been severely eroded through the Commission. When people see real hurt from the case studies that have come out of the Commission, they want to see change quickly - and a commitment to transparency. Without this process actually happening, and being communicated in the right way, the industry will never regain the trust of Australians.

 


1) Commit to paying the price for the challenge at hand

There is a big

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Ben Sutton

10/07/18

Found your comments very helpful thanks Vanessa

Jerry Bennette

11/07/18

As a student of Sun Tzu for many years I am of the view that the bankers and financial planners should read The Art of War.

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