Article PDF: 3.2 Opportunity Creation

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Five rules explaining how change creates opportunities so we know where to look for them.

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This article explains how we can use Sun Tzu's Warrior Rules to predict the rise of opportunities. Our world consists of 6 billion people constantly shifting through a rapidly changing kaleidoscope of actions, encounters, plans, and desires. Each competitive arena plays a part in this turbulent dance and cannot be separated from it. Larger and tiny opportunities are constantly arising and disappearing in this rich bubbling stew, but predicting where these opportunities will arise and where they will go seems impossible. This turbulence of change is both frightening and enticing. It threatens our current position at the same time it offers the possibility of improving it. We want to ride these changes, but they are always different, their paths seem random, and our encounters with them largely a matter of chance.