Friday, October 21, 2011

04: The Way Is Not a Thing

The Way is not a thing; it is a single unifying principle or law. The wise project manager does not  search for the way, he runs his project in harmony with it.

The Tao
Lao Tsu tells us:

The Tao is an empty vessel; it is used, but never filled.
Oh, unfathomable source of ten thousand things!
Blunt the sharpness,
Untangle the knot,
Soften the glare,
Merge with dust.
Oh, hidden deep but ever present!
I do not know from whence it comes.
It is the forefather of the emperors.

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