Taken from the final epic moment in a political thriller film, Miss Sloane (2016).
In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price.
So, here it goes from Miss Sloane herself:
“Lobbying is about foresight, about anticipating your opponent’s move and devising counter-measures, the winner plots one step ahead of the opposition, and plays a trump card just after they play theirs. It’s about making sure you suprise them and that they dont suprise you“