How to Be a Leader: An Ancient Guide to Wise Leadership

by Plutarch

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How to Be a Leader: An Ancient Guide to Wise Leadership

by Plutarch


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  • Workaholics Make the Best Leaders:

    Plutarch believed that people who were constantly in search of engagement were better leaders. Some people look to retirement with glee and anticipation. But it’s those that never find peace with a lack of purpose that are meant to lead. Leading, growing, constantly making an impact on the world aro

  • Wisdom of Age:

    Older leaders can grace society with their gathered wisdom, often they are satisfied with their station in life and are not after fame, glory, or power, as younger leaders tend to have ambition towards. Plutarch argued that the maturity of older people was a source of strength. Just as a king's c

  • Oration is Key:

    If you are leading then you are speaking and you better do it well. Pericles is a prime example of the importance of the spoken word. Pericles, the Athenian statesman who had a knack for making his arguments perfectly. He put all of his talent into becoming an excellent speaker in front of crowds

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