Master By Not Mastering – The Art of Wu wei
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Master By Not Mastering – The Art of Wu wei

If you want to be a good boatman, don’t worry about controlling the boat The art of control is to give up control. In the fable of Chuang Tzu, a disciple of Confucius meets the master boatman who is known for his dexterity of boating. Curiously he asks, “How marvellous!  Can anyone learn how to handle…

Examples of Wuwei
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Examples of Wuwei

While wuwei is effortless, arriving at the state of wuwei usually requires effort The key takeaway of Tao Te Ching is the concept of wuwei, which literally means non-doing, or doing nothing. “The Tao never does, yet through it everything is done. If princes and dukes can keep the Tao, the world will of its own…

All that glitters is not gold
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All that glitters is not gold

To identify the real opportunities, be honest with yourself. What should you do when opportunity strikes? “Jump at it, of course,” you are likely to say. Opportunity waits for no man, so it is only natural that you should grab it tight when it emerges. What if, however, you’re not ready? A seemingly golden opportunity can…

To have a life of DOING you need to NOT DO
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To have a life of DOING you need to NOT DO

Entrepreneur and son of rocket scientist Will Rosenzweig talks about Tao Grew up in Southern California — the heartbeat of one of the most explosive entrepreneurial period in history — with a rocket-scientist father, Will Rosenzweig is an entrepreneur managing a portfolio of companies. With that kine of background, you would expect that Will Rosenzweige…

What does ‘non-doing’ mean?
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What does ‘non-doing’ mean?

Wuwei or non-doing is not just about doing nothing Wuwei is a Chinese word, written as 无为in simplified Chinese, and 無為 in traditional Chinese. It is a key concept of Taoism, and the central theme of Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching.  Not knowing its true meaning risk missing the wisdom. The word may be literally translated as ‘doing…