Be a True King.

5 Lessons you need to become a strong leader.

Wisdom from Xunzi.

In any organization,

Your goal is to be the leader.

Hunt, or be hunted.

A leader commands.

The people obey.

To be a great leader and maintain your position?

You need tactics.
Lesson 1: Meritocracy

Promote the worthy and capable.

Don’t wait for them to rise through ranks.

They will create and contribute.

Use them wisely.

Ignore them and risk losing pivotal generals.
Lesson 2: Addition by subtraction

Dismiss the unfit and incapable.

Don’t wait at all.

They are the cancer.

They will pollute your troops and poison your organization.

Cut. Them. Off.

Lesson 3: Establish authority

Don’t jumble up the worthy and unworthy.

Don’t confuse what is right and wrong.

Keep your reputation intact.

Your order will be obeyed.

What you prohibit will come to a stop.
Lesson 4: Create order

Welcome those come bearing values.

Punish those come bearing negativity.

The gentlemen will come to you.

The petty men will not dare visit your kingdom.

Total equality is not order.
Lesson 5: Care for your people

You’re the ship.

Your people are the water.

The water carry the ship.

The water can also overturn the ship.

Treat your people with fairness and empathy.

Be wise.

Sail smoothly to the promised land.

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