Lieh-tzu: a Taoist guide to practical living

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Shambhala, 1995 - Philosophy - 246 pages
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The Lieh-tzu is a collection of stories and philosophical musings of a sage of the same name who lived around the fourth century BCE. Lieh-tzu's teachings range from the origin and purpose of life, the Taoist view of reality, and the nature of enlightenment to the training of the body and mind, communication, and the importance of personal freedom. This distinctive translation presents Lieh-tzu as a friendly, intimate companion speaking directly to the reader in a contemporary voice about matters relevant to our everyday lives.

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Review: Lieh-tzu: A Taoist Guide to Practical Living

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

A great day-to-day about how the greatest teachers of the Taoist tradition were simple and made mistakes, taking their strength from recognizing errors, delineating the causes, and refraining from ... Read full review

Review: Lieh-tzu: A Taoist Guide to Practical Living

User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

The book's subtitle sums it up best. It's a collection of very short stories meant to illuminate the Taoist way of thinking as it applies in everyday situations. The anecdotes are often charming and ... Read full review


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Eva Wong is the Chairperson and President of TopHuman, which was founded in Canada in 1995 and has expanded globally in the past 11 years. As the Principal Coach of TopHuman, Eva developed the "Ren Coaching Model" which is based on the eastern Philosophy of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. Eva is the first Chinese-credentialed MCC coach, as well as a member of the Board of the International Coach Federation (ICF). Currently, she is the President of China Coach Association (CCA). Eva graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Management and obtained a Masters of Counseling from University of New England in Australia. She is also the Life Member in the World Outstanding Chinese Foundation and has been elected as one of China's 100 Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs by the China Women's Federation and China Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs.

Lawrence Leung, Master Certified Coach (MCC) of the International Coach Federation (ICF), is the Chief Executive Office of TopHuman - the leading Coach Training company in China. He has been successful in coaching businesses and individuals as well as conducted numerous experiential training programs and skills-based seminars for businesses, government agencies, and universities. Lawrence is also a lecturer for coaching workshops in MBA courses of leading universities like Fudan University, Zhongshan University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has authored various coaching books such as "Corporate Coach: The Leadership Revolution" and "You Can Do It Better - A Collection of Successful Corporate and Executive Coaching Case Studies,

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