Tao of Leadership

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1984-11-01
  • Publisher: Green Dragon Books

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The Tao of Leadership is an invaluable tool for anyone in a position of leadership. This book provides the most simple and clear advice on how to be the very best kind of leader: be faithful, trust the process, pay attention, and inspire others to become their own leaders. Heider's book is a blend of practical insight and profound wisdom, offering inspiration and advice.

Author Biography

John Heider is a group leader and teacher of group leaders. He has studied and helped direct long-term programs at Esalen Institute, taught at the Menninger Foundation School of Psychiatry, served as staff psychologist at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Topeka, and directed The Human Potential School of Mendocino, California.

Table of Contents

Tao Means Howp. 1
Polaritiesp. 3
Being Oneselfp. 5
Tao Is Not a Thingp. 7
Equal Treatmentp. 9
The Pond in the Valleyp. 11
Selflessnessp. 13
Waterp. 15
A Good Groupp. 17
Unbiased Leadershipp. 19
The Group Fieldp. 21
Time for Reflectionp. 23
Successp. 25
Knowing What Is Happeningp. 27
The Leader's Teachersp. 29
Giving Up Selfishnessp. 31
Being a Midwifep. 33
This Versus Thatp. 35
Self-Improvementp. 37
Traditional Wisdomp. 39
Tao Is Universalp. 41
The Paradox of Letting Gop. 43
Be Stillp. 45
Take It Easyp. 47
Tao: Is and Isn'tp. 49
Center and Groundp. 51
Beyond Techniquesp. 53
A Warrior, a Healer, and Taop. 55
The Paradox of Pushingp. 57
Force and Conflictp. 59
Harsh Interventionsp. 61
Unityp. 63
Inner Resourcesp. 65
All Inclusivep. 67
Keep It Simplep. 69
Polarities, Paradoxes, and Puzzlesp. 71
Doing Littlep. 73
Potent Leadershipp. 75
The Source of Powerp. 77
Meditatep. 79
Disturbing Wisdomp. 81
The Creative Processp. 83
Gentle Interventionsp. 85
Owning or Being Owned?p. 87
Appearing Foolishp. 89
Nothing to Winp. 91
Here and Nowp. 93
Unclutter Your Mindp. 95
Be Open to Whatever Emergesp. 97
Existence: Life and Deathp. 99
Principle and Processp. 101
The Wombp. 103
Materialismp. 105
The Ripple Effectp. 107
Vital Energyp. 109
The Leader's Integrityp. 111
Doing Less and Being Morep. 113
Unfolding Processp. 115
The Source of Your Abilityp. 117
Don't Stir Things Upp. 119
The Lowly Receptaclep. 121
Whether You Know It or Notp. 123
Encountersp. 125
The Beginning, the Middle, and the Endp. 127
Theory and Practicep. 129
Low and Openp. 131
Three Leadership Qualitiesp. 133
Opportunitiesp. 135
A Fightp. 137
This Is Nothing Newp. 139
All the Answersp. 141
Spiritual Awarenessp. 143
Freedom and Responsibilityp. 145
Judge and Juryp. 147
Without Greedp. 149
Flexible or Rigid?p. 151
Cyclesp. 153
Soft and Strongp. 155
Win or Losep. 157
A Simple Lifep. 159
The Rewardp. 161
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