What does it take to succeed in today’s competitive world? Is it luck? Talent? Why do some people emerge as successful while others – who seem to work just as hard – never make it? Are special skills required? Tactics is based upon fifty interviews conducted for the book with men and women who have been outstandingly successful in a variety of fields. With his usual perceptiveness Edward de Bono, one of our great revolutionary thinkers of our time, analyses their different paths to success, revealing that underneath their different styles and their greatly different personal qualities are a small number of characteristics, which are common to all successful people.