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.
STANLEY M. HERMAN a leading management consultant, has won acclaim for his pioneering insights in the field of authenticity and personal power in the world of work. He has spent twenty--five years in the study of Eastern and Western wisdom, from which he provides contemporary applications to his clients. Herman is the author of The People Specialists (1968), Authentic Management (1977), and A Force of Ones (Jossey--Bass, 1994). He lives in Escondido, California