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The art of quiet influence : timeless wisdom for leading without authority : Confucius, Rumi, Gandhi, the Buddha, Taoists, Zen Masters and more

Author: Jocelyn R Davis
Publisher: Boston : Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1 EditionView all editions and formats
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Influence is getting things done without coercion. It's strength without force-mindfulness in action. Master influencers walk lightly, talk softly and have no need of a big stick, yet collective success hinges on their words and deeds. Anyone can be a quiet influencer. Featuring twelve specific practices, twelve typical pitfalls and dozens of powerful stories and examples, The Art of Quiet Influence is a roadmap for  Read more...
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Davis, Jocelyn R., author.
Art of quiet influence
Boston, MA : Nicholas Brealey Publishing, [2019]
(DLC) 2018061253
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jocelyn R Davis
ISBN: 9781473687646 1473687640
OCLC Number: 1080247927
Description: xii, 273 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Participation --
Be humane --
Confucius --
Applaud anguish --
The yoga vasiha --
Create delight --
Zhuangzi --
Practice patience --
Rumi --
Power --
Walk with the devil --
The Mahbhrata --
Follow the leaders --
Sima qian --
Fight softly --
Murasaki Shikibu --
Rule yourself --
Mahatma Gandhi --
Progress --
Establish mindfulness --
Gautama Buddha --
Tend the soil --
Mencius --
Be present --
Zen master Dogen --
Leave well --
IBN tufayl --
Epilogue: the thirteenth sage --
Appendices --
A. Quiet influence tactics --
B. Q&A --
Endnotes --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: by Jocelyn Davis.

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Mindfulness meets execution . . . at work. The wisdom of 12 Eastern sages, augmented by modern research on workplace influence, is the basis for profound yet practical advice on getting things done  Read more...

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"Looks out to the East and back to the past to explore a mind-set, skill set, and 12 behaviors that are indispensable to every leader."--Gregory LeStage, Dean, McKinsey Academy at McKinsey & Co. Read more...

 
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