Classical Wisdom For Modern Leaders
Mark your calendars now to check out the November 2014 release of, The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership: Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders.
You'll step back in time to learn philosophies of the past and how to apply them today.
Authors M. A. Soupios and Panos Mourdoukoutas offer a fresh approach to becoming a great leader by learning from antiquity's great thinkers, such as Aristotle, Hesiod, Sophocles, Heraclitus, and others.
Each chapter in the book is devoted to one philosophy of leadership that equate to ten simple rules:
- Know Thyself
- Office Shows the Person
- Nurture Community at the Workplace
- Do Not Waste Energy on things You Cannot Change
- Always Embrace the Truth
- Live Life by a Higher Code
- Always Evaluate Information with a Critical Eye
- Never Underestimate the Power of Personal Integrity
- Character is Destiny
You'll learn how to take each idea and apply it to the challenges of the modern workplace.
According to the authors, the key distinguishing features of an authentic leader is traceable to a philosophically informed worldview and that the ancient classical tradition is a rich and valuable source of such insights.
Thanks to AMACOM, the book's publisher, for sending me an advance copy of the book.