Is It Better to Be Loved or Feared? (Tao Te Ching 17)

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17.

The best leader goes unnoticed. Second best is the one who’s loved. Third best is the leader who’s feared. The worst is the leader who’s loathed.

If you don’t trust people, there’ll be a lack of trust all around.

Great leaders choose their words artfully. Then, when they achieve something great, everyone owns the endeavor as if it were their idea from the start.

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