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Power ambition glory : the stunning parallels between great leaders of the ancient world and today ... and the lessons you can learn

Author: Steve Forbes; John Prevas; Alan Sklar
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Audio, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Steve Forbes, former presidential candidate and CEO of Forbes, Inc., and classics professor John Prevas team up to tell the riveting story of the parallel and powerful lessons that the great leaders of the classical world have for today's leaders in business and politics.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Forbes; John Prevas; Alan Sklar
ISBN: 9781400112470 1400112478
OCLC Number: 422775045
Notes: Title from container.
Unabridged.
Compacts discs.
Duration: 12:30:00.
Bonus material: Exclusive interviews with authors Steve Forbes and John Prevas.
Performer(s): Read by Alan Sklar.
Description: 10 audio discs (approximately 12.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction : How the past can guide your future --
The Persian Empire : cultural diversity, self-determination, and the art of making money --
Cyrus the Great : lessons in tolerance and inclusion --
Classical Greece : do thinkers make good leaders? --
Xenophon : building consensus and finding direction --
Alexander the Great : the price of arrogance --
Carthage: a businessman's paradise --
Hannibal of Carthage : innovation --
The Roman Republic : the ultimate multinational --
Julius Caesar : ego and ambition --
Augustus : stability and moderation.
Responsibility: Steve Forbes & John Prevas ; foreword by Rudy Giuliani.

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Steve Forbes, former presidential candidate and CEO of Forbes, Inc., and classics professor John Prevas team up to tell the riveting story of the parallel and powerful lessons that the great leaders of the classical world have for today's leaders in business and politics.

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