This series of articles discusses Sun Tzu’s principles with a sharp focus on making the appropriate comparisons. Most of us never learn how to do this. In this series, we look at Sun Tzu’s principles through the lens of comparison. We begin with the strategy basics. This series is a good starting point both for those just beginning their explorations of strategy and for those who want to review and refresh their knowledge. All of this article is open to the public, but four out of five future articles have reserved parts to reward our paid subscribers.