Leadership Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

This article was originally written by Mike Nudelman and Richard Feloni and published by Business Insider:

The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius ruled from 161 to 180 A.D. and has maintained the reputation for being the ideal wise leader whom Plato called a “philosopher king.”

His book “Meditations” has inspired leaders for centuries because of its timeless wisdom about human behavior.

It’s a collection of personal writings from the chaotic last decade of his life. This turmoil inspired him to develop his interpretation of Stoic philosophy, which focused on accepting things out of one’s control and maintaining mastery over one’s emotions.

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