Power Path: The Shaman's Way to Success in Business and Life

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According to Jose Stevens and Lena Stevens, business leaders and shamans share many important traits: the ability to solve problems, achieve goals, see the big picture, and forecast events. What their previous book, Secrets of Shamanism, did for the growth of the individual, The Power Path does for the growth of business managers and entrepreneurs. Based on years of study with shamans, the book shares a new way of thinking about the nature of power. By applying shamanic traditions of power to the workplace, ...
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Overview

According to Jose Stevens and Lena Stevens, business leaders and shamans share many important traits: the ability to solve problems, achieve goals, see the big picture, and forecast events. What their previous book, Secrets of Shamanism, did for the growth of the individual, The Power Path does for the growth of business managers and entrepreneurs. Based on years of study with shamans, the book shares a new way of thinking about the nature of power. By applying shamanic traditions of power to the workplace, readers learn how to improve work relationships, understand employees' strengths and limitations, and inspire effective teamwork — techniques aimed ultimately at increasing business success.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577312178
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 348,453
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments x
Introduction xi
Part 1 Defining Power 1
Chapter 1. What Power Is 3
Chapter 2. The Basic Shamanic Rules of Power 11
Chapter 3. How Shamans See the World 19
Chapter 4. The Shamanic Flow of Power 25
Chapter 5. The Four Sources of Power 35
Chapter 6. The Neutrality of Power 47
Chapter 7. The Proper Timing of Power 55
Chapter 8. Bidding for Power 63
Chapter 9. The Price of Power 75
Part 2 Balancing Power 89
Chapter 10. The Five Shamanic Values 91
Chapter 11. The Seven Expressions of Power 103
Chapter 12. Doing and Being 115
Chapter 13. The Two States of Attention 123
Chapter 14. Visible and Invisible Power 135
Part 3 The Pathways of Power 143
Chapter 15. The Path with Heart 145
Chapter 16. Staying on the Path with Heart 155
Chapter 17. The Four Aspects of Communication 167
Chapter 18. The Three Primary Styles of Communication 177
Chapter 19. The Power of Teams 187
Chapter 20. Team Configurations 193
Part 4 Managing Power 205
Chapter 21. Connecting for Power 207
Chapter 22. Attention, Intention, and Re-intending 217
Chapter 23. The Power of Seeing 229
Chapter 24. Stalking the Prey 239
Chapter 25. Requirements of a Successful Stalker 247
Chapter 26. The Primary Principles of Stalking 257
Conclusion 269
Bibliography 273
Index 279
About the Authors 283
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