Sun Tzu's five rules regarding the formation of sitational alliances in the intersecting situation.
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This article explains how to respond to the Intersecting Situation that arises when an opportunity takes all rivals to the same path, but none of those rivals have the size and strengths necessary to develop a winning position on it. In this situation, being better than other competitors is not enough to be successful. The situation demands a particular set of skills and resources and it will take too long for anyone to develop those skills on their own.