Book review and summary of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal's Leaders: Myth and Reality
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From primary school up to college, girls outperform boys academically. Then, upon entering the real world, they fall behind boys in the race to the top…
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A case study from Johnson's years as the Texas State director of the National Youth Administration
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Lincoln's disappointing setbacks in 1855 contributed to his presidency
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3 rule of thumbs for learning leadership from history and biographies
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Dear friends, As I lay in illness today, I thought of Theodore Roosevelt and his personal transformation. But I would like to start my letter to you wi…
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Dear friends, When learning from history, a crucial question to ask is if we can become great leaders by studying and emulating the characters and qual…
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Dear friends, I recently read Plutarch’s biography on Lycurgus (800BC - 730BC), a lengendary lawgiver of Sparta. Plutarch’s Lives is an on-going thread…
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Dear friends, Welcome to another issue of Plutarch, the leadership newsletter for aspiring leaders. There has been a name change to my newsletter becau…
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A book review of Robert A. Caro's new book Working
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In the age of Twitter and messaging, writing seems old-fashioned. With four leadership profiles, I argue that writing is essential for aspiring leaders…
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Illustrated by profiles in John Quincy Adams and Abraham Lincoln
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