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Suzanne Bates on becoming “all the leader you can be”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Before launching Bates Communications and becoming a recognized thought leader in communicative leadership, Suzanne Bates had a successful career in television news, as an anchor and reporter in major markets. 1,078 more words

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Tao Te Ching Chapter 18

Even with guidance this chapter remains a mystery to me.

Thank you to Derek Lin’s Tao Te Ching Annotated and Explained.

The great Tao fades away… 36 more words


Tao Te Ching Chapter 17

Chapter 17 instructs rulers or a modern day leader how to act. The highest form being the leader whose followers are unaware that they follow him, rather the end result is a “We did it” as a team. 71 more words

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Tao Te Ching Chapter 16

This is a chapter that I love. It resounds with me; particularly “Not knowing constancy, one recklessly causes trouble”. My life in a nut shell. I yearn for this, which is perhaps why I haven’t fully achieved it yet. 121 more words


Principle and Action 8-10

Chapter 8

The transcendent quality resembles water
Without resisting it assumes the form of each thing
It takes the lowest position that men scorn (because they are seeking the heights)

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