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A wise leader works humbly, allowing others to take credit for their accomplishments.

Chapter 17

The highest type of ruler is one of whose existence the people are barely aware.
Next comes one whom they love and praise.
Next comes one whom they fear.
Next comes one whom they despise and defy.
When you are lacking in faith,
Others will be unfaithful to you.
The Sage is self-effacing and scanty of words.
When his task is accomplished and things have been completed, all the people say, 'We ourselves have achieved it!'

What's Master DudeWay Say?

In the movie "The Karate Kid," Mr. Miyagi teaches his student, Daniel, valuable lessons through humble actions and few words. By doing so, he allows Daniel to learn and grow, ultimately finding success on his own terms.

Dudeism Abides

By being humble and working behind the scenes, a wise leader can achieve great things while allowing others to feel a sense of ownership and accomplishment.

Humble leader guides,
Silently working, they yield
Praise to those who grow.

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