THE ART OF LEADERSHIP
$9.95
Minimum price
$12.95
Suggested price

THE ART OF LEADERSHIP

Purpose and Integrity for Sustainable Success

About the Book

What is leadership?

Why is this important?

How do you lead successfully?

THE ART OF LEADERSHIP provides timeless answers to these eternal questions. It is a modern reading of Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching — a guide for sustainable success in turbulent times.

It is an interpretation of 81 short, poetic sections on leadership, people and how to succeed together in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world where the rate of change will never be slower than today.

You will discover new perspectives on the world, people and their behaviours, get actionable advice on how to lead strategically and effectively, and, learn how to make a difference using purpose and integrity instead of pressure and control.

You will also improve your understanding of China, Chinese ways of leading and strategising since the Tao Te Ching is deeply ingrained in Chinese thinking, decision-making and actions.

A beautifully deep exploration of leadership based on a modern interpretation of my favorite Chinese classic, the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu.” Rod Leaverton, Global Strategy & Operations Lead

This is powerful, this is for practical people struggling with business goals.Goran Skugor, Competence Manager

"I love this interpretation of Lao Tzu’s  Tao Te Ching. The insights go beyond what I could possibly imagine. After leading a tech company for more than 26 years there is still so much to learn and study. Thank you Erik for bringing these more than wise words to our attention."  Jørn Larsen, CEO and founder, Trifork

About the Author

Erik Schön
Erik Schön

Erik Schön has successfully developed and deployed strategy for over 20 years in small, medium and large organizations. Hacker, software researcher and system engineer turned leader, executive and strategizer, Erik has led large, global R&D organizations in complex product development and service delivery.

Bundles that include this book

$26.90
Suggested price
$15.95
Bundle Price

Table of Contents

  • Introduction     9
  • Acknowledgements     11
  • Part I: Purpose     13
  • Part II: Integrity     29
  • Sources     127
  • Glossary     133
  • Index     157
  • List of Figures     165

Other books by this author

The Leanpub 60-day 100% Happiness Guarantee

Within 60 days of purchase you can get a 100% refund on any Leanpub purchase, in two clicks.

See full terms

Do Well. Do Good.

Authors have earned$11,820,291writing, publishing and selling on Leanpub, earning 80% royalties while saving up to 25 million pounds of CO2 and up to 46,000 trees.

Learn more about writing on Leanpub

Free Updates. DRM Free.

If you buy a Leanpub book, you get free updates for as long as the author updates the book! Many authors use Leanpub to publish their books in-progress, while they are writing them. All readers get free updates, regardless of when they bought the book or how much they paid (including free).

Most Leanpub books are available in PDF (for computers) and EPUB (for phones, tablets and Kindle). The formats that a book includes are shown at the top right corner of this page.

Finally, Leanpub books don't have any DRM copy-protection nonsense, so you can easily read them on any supported device.

Learn more about Leanpub's ebook formats and where to read them

Write and Publish on Leanpub

You can use Leanpub to easily write, publish and sell in-progress and completed ebooks and online courses!

Leanpub is a powerful platform for serious authors, combining a simple, elegant writing and publishing workflow with a store focused on selling in-progress ebooks.

Leanpub is a magical typewriter for authors: just write in plain text, and to publish your ebook, just click a button. (Or, if you are producing your ebook your own way, you can even upload your own PDF and/or EPUB files and then publish with one click!) It really is that easy.

Learn more about writing on Leanpub