The Tao of Leadership provides practical yet profound philosophy for any leader to implement. Those seeking unique insight into professional development will gain something from this book. Author John Heider Ph.D. adapted The Tao Te Ching applying it to modern leadership. This timeless best-selling book applies to professional and personal environments. Now in its 2nd edition, The Tao of Leadership offers deep wisdom and inspiration for all leaders. John Heider delivers clear, invaluable insight and gives you the tools to learn how to be a wise leader. With a calm, clear mind, you can look at your leadership style closely and see it from a new perspective.
This classic masterpiece offers brilliant words of wisdom. The verses will have you self-reflect and pause for introspection. John Heider breaks down the philosophy of Taoism and the role of leadership. He adds simplicity in his approach to a complex topic. The Tao of Leadership gives practical insight to craft your skills and techniques. Learn about interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, and conflict resolution. As you continue to develop as a leader, you will gain self-awareness and then can mentor others.
The Tao of Leadership is a practical yet ageless tool to help you become your very best. “Be faithful, trust the process, pay attention, and inspire others to lead.” John Heider teaches the multiple facets that produce great leaders. Heider defines unbiased leadership throughout the book. Through professional development, great leaders “will learn to lead in a nourishing manner.” They “will not be possessive and will be helpful without taking credit. Impartial leaders “will not lead with coercion.”
This book implements profound wisdom to the leaders of today and tomorrow. Dozens of Fortune 500 companies have and continue to use The Tao of Leadership in corporate training. Companies include IBM, Mitsubishi, Prudential, GE, Intel, Converse, the Israeli Intelligence Corps, and more. The book has been translated into 17 languages and holds global relevance for all leadership circles.
“This is a particularly readable and accessible version of a great but difficult work.” Publisher’s Weekly
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