Category Archives: Leadership

The Power of Positive Influence

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter 27 A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants. A good scientist has freed himself of concepts and … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (born April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, Virginia; died July 4, 1826, Monticello) was an author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the … Continue reading

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Forces of Nature

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Twenty Three Express yourself completely, then keep quiet. Be like the forces of nature: when it blows, there is only wind; when it rains, there is only rain; when the clouds pass, the sun … Continue reading

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Because he doesn’t display himself . . .

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Twenty-Two If you want to become whole, let yourself be partial. If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked. If you want to become full, let yourself be empty. If you want … Continue reading

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What If and When

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Eighteen When the great Tao is forgotten, goodness and piety appear. When the body’s intelligence declines, cleverness and knowledge step forth. When there is no peace in the family, filial piety begins. When the … Continue reading

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Tenure

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Seventeen When the Master governs, the people are hardly aware that he exists. Next best is a leader who is loved. Next, one who is feared. The worst is one who is despised. If … Continue reading

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Turmoil

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Sixteen Empty your mind of all thoughts. Let your heart be at peace. Watch the turmoil of beings, but contemplate their return. Each separate being in the universe returns to the common source. Returning … Continue reading

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