Aug 12, 2020
The Tao of Personal Leadership
Posted by Diane Dreher Lao Tzu

Say good bye to the adversarial samurai managerial principles of the last decade A new philosophy is sweeping the business world, one that s in tune with a global marketplace, where cooperation, not competition, is the key to success The Tao Te Ching is often hailed as the wisest book ever written for than 2,000 years it has inspired and guided people with itsSay good bye to the adversarial samurai managerial principles of the last decade A new philosophy is sweeping the business world, one that s in tune with a global marketplace, where cooperation, not competition, is the key to success The Tao Te Ching is often hailed as the wisest book ever written for than 2,000 years it has inspired and guided people with its precepts of harmony, communication, vision, and renewal In The Tao of Personal Leadership, Diane Dreher combines its ancient wisdom with lessons from successful leaders to provide a practical road map to becoming not just good managers but great leaders Illustrating her points with examples taken from real life, she explains the basic Taoist principles readers can use to make the most of their resources, transcend conflict, transform problems, adapt to change, and enrich their business, community, and personal lives.

  • Title: The Tao of Personal Leadership
  • Author: Diane Dreher Lao Tzu
  • ISBN: 9780887308376
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Tao of Personal Leadership Say good bye to the adversarial samurai managerial principles of the last decade A new philosophy is sweeping the business world one that s in tune with a global marketplace where cooperation not c

    hollie Greer

    This is a good one to read if you re supervising people, especially if there are individuals making your job difficult than it needs to be it s helpful when you re in stressful situations it will help you to regain perspective and respond in a way that fosters mutual respect.


    Glen

    I very much enjoyed this book I am a long time fan of the Tao Te Ching and appreciated Dreher s efforts at applying the insights thereof to issues and problems facing leaders and would be leaders of organizations, clubs, whatever The chapters on timing and conflict resolution were especially strong, and there were frequent Tao questions for meditation and self exploration that I found very provocative and helpful The last chapter seemed a bit forced as she attempted to bring in a global perspec [...]


    Shannon

    I read this as part of a staff retreat Those of us attending were each assigned a chapter with instructions to summarize and present it to the group, and give a gift that represented the chapter to all the attendees 10 of us We learned a lot from the book and from each other, and received many thoughtful gifts as reminders of the important qualities of leaders.


    Jennifer Nicole

    This is one of a handful of books that I reread every year or so, since it was first assigned as required reading for a management class in grad school Regardless of whatever climate or situation at work I am enduring, I can always find a portion of this book that relates to my current challenge.


    Sarah O"hara

    At times bogged down by what seemed like advertisements for different organizations or leadership models, there are some good nuggets in here for the committed.


    Qui2

    Good book.


    Garrett S.

    Very good read, with practical methods and advise for applying the way of the Tao Dao to one s life, to become the truest version of oneself


    Mary Bagley

    This book is incredibly good peaceful and challenging at the same time


    Robyn

    This really helped me in my business life in the 90 s after I started supervising people.



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