Study Your Heroic Ideals

A close examination of the military and political leadership of Alexander the Great reveals that he used the legends and traditions of ancient history and mythology as more than a source of wisdom and insight. For Alexander, the heroes of history were a source of inspiration and personal identification. Achilles, Hercules, Dionysus, Zeus—these figures fed […]

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CIP 001: Seize the Day

In this episode of the Classic Influence Podcast, we’ll explore the role and importance of initiative and the ownership mindset in your success. Drawing on the experience of Captain Andrew Rowan and President McKinley’s famous “message to Garcia” during Cuba’s war of independence from Spain, as well as the reception of Elbert Hubbard’s essay, “A […]

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