Learning Leadership from Martial Arts – III

Let me continue this blog miniseries with a leadership methodology. In one of my previous posts – “The Way” of Leadership I compared two fundamental Chinese philosophies Daoism and Confucianism, the Yin and Yang of Chinese culture. They are well routed in Chinese everyday life, culture, politics and as well in martial arts of which two…

Learning Leadership from Martial Arts – II

The principles I’m sharing today are not rules or steps that most of the times are offered and used separately instead of integrally in Western leadership teaching methodology. The Eastern principle has it usually all interlinked. Therefore, bellow you will see elementary pieces of a whole personality of a martial artist. They are refined and…

Learning Leadership from Martial Arts – I

The central blog question is: “How to successfully lead a group of people coming from different cultural backgrounds?” Today we are facing important and challenging (new) factors in leadership and management: different languages, time zones, channels/modes of communication, physical distance, and consequently a large and variable mixture of cultural factors. All these factors influence work…