Forbes, Steve, 1947-

Power ambition glory : the stunning parallels between great leaders of the ancient world and today-- and the lessons you can learn / Steve Forbes & John Prevas. - 1st ed. - New York : Crown Business, c2009. - xii, 308 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Includes index.

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. Introduction. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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Leadership--Case studies.
Power (Social sciences)--Case studies.
Civilization, Classical.

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