From basketball’s 3-point shot to football’s “Hail Mary”, underdogs win by taking unexpected risks. The ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu, who led a small army to great victory, predicted as much in his 2,500 year-old strategy guide The Art of War.
[blockquote name=’Sun Tzu’]Attack where he is unprepared, appear where you are least expected. Thus you may see than in war, surprise is the key to victory.[/blockquote]