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Q: looking for a specific leadership quote ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: looking for a specific leadership quote
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Books and Literature
Asked by: rlgraves-ga
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Posted: 17 Aug 2006 22:18 PDT
Expires: 16 Sep 2006 22:18 PDT
Question ID: 757235
There is a leadership quote that I have been trying to find that I saw
a long time ago. I believe that it is Asian in origin, but I can't be
100% sure. There are three parts to it, each describing a different
kind of leader. The first part talks about someone who leads from the
front, dictating and directing people. The second is about someone who
still stands out, but is more involved, moving with his people. The
last part describes someone who is a quiet leader, someone who leads
from behind... someone who let the people lead themselves. I think
maybe it loosely references military or governement. I don't know how
much of a needle in a haystack this is, but I thought it was worth a

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 21 Aug 2006 23:26 PDT
Can you remember any text of the quote? Any additional information, no
matter how small, may help in this search. Thanks.


Clarification of Question by rlgraves-ga on 22 Aug 2006 12:27 PDT
I'm not sure, but I think the last part has something close to walking
behind or following people... after reading the part linked from the
Tao Te Ching, it is expressing the same idea, but it's not the same
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: looking for a specific leadership quote
From: efn-ga on 18 Aug 2006 19:10 PDT
I don't think this is it, but this reminds me of chapter 17 of the Tao Te Ching.

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