DescriptionThe Tao at Work: On Leading and Following (Paperback) by Stanley M Herman
• ISBN-10: 0787956708
• ISBN-13: 978-0787956707
• Condition: New
"Herman interprets the 81 verses of Tao in light of contemporary business and adds a few parables of his own, producing in the process a lighthearted and thoughtful experience. . . . imaginatively produced and includes handsome illustrations. A great gift." ––Book Digest
"A highly accessible reminder of what should matter in our modern, money–conscious world." ––NAPRA Trade Journal
"Organization–dwellers needing to become more `centered′ will appreciate this approach." ––Dallas Morning News
"In the crush of practical business books, here′s a mind–expanding, easy–reading 133 pages on relationships in the work world." ––Orange County Register
"Herman′s fresh approach to translating the Tao is to adapt this enigmatic philosophy to the contemporary workplace, with his own unique interpretation of these 81 verses." ––Library Journal
"Makes the reader think hard about the meaning of life. . . .will be useful for those who are caught up in their work whether in the office or in the home." ––Booklist
In today′s world, where many of us feel strapped with responsibility yet pressured and uncertain, the search for clear direction and personal courage can be a difficult one. This new interpretation of ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu′s classic, the Tao te Ching, offers the practical wisdom to lighten your burden and freshen your spirits as you travel on your journey. Now available in paperback, The Tao at Work adapts each of the eighty–one timeless passages from the Tao te Ching to life in the modern world, using humorous contemporary parables to illuminate their applications. Anyone in transition or struggling to find the balance between work and life will discover the powerful uses of the Tao te Ching, and come to a place where walls turn into doors, and serenity and confidence reign.
• Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 15.2 x 1.3 cm
• Paperback: 144 pages
• Publisher: Jossey Bass; New edition edition (9 May 2001)
• Language English
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