This is an anthology of writings and aphorisms by one of the world's most honored martial arts masters and a teacher of ancient wisdom made practical for contemporary global society. What Kaufman says is significant in the overall acceptance of self-understanding and mutual cooperation worldwide. An authority on negotiation, management, reality facilitation, motivation training, personal development, and spiritual ascension technique, he provides functional solutions that empower audiences to turn all challenges, real and imaginary, emanating from the worlds of business, military, and personal endeavor, into viable opportunity by demonstrating definitive working techniques that bring about advantageous results.
Acknowledged as Shodai Soke, a True Founding Father of American Karate, Kaufman was elected to the title and rank of Hanshi, 10th Dan, the most prestigious accomplishment in the martial arts world, in 1991 by international peer associations
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Stephen Kaufman is an author and authority on management strategy, reality facilitation training, and a world-renowned martial arts master. I am the author of the best-selling interpretations of Musashi's "Book of Five Rings," Sun Tzu's "Art of War," along with Lao Tzu's "The Living Tao," and "The Sword in the Boardroom," which focuses on business management based on honesty, integrity and morality for contemporary negotiations. My work is considered essential study for individuals and organizations interested in progressive management/motivation development that includes life enhancement skills. I also produced a multimedia DVD titled "Homage for Miyamoto Musashi" that is a meditative exposition of the Book of Five Rings containing 122 haiku along with original, nature photos by Peggy A Thompson and an original score to accompany the 19 minute experience.