Friday, June 19, 2009

Power, Ambition, Glory and a Classics Degree!

So, what are you going to do with that Classics degree? Become a best-selling author? A renowned magician? A business entrepreneur? A famous politician? A Classicist?

See Forbes Magazine Business Visionaries website for a special report regarding the new book Power, Ambition, Glory: The Stunning Parallels Between Great Leaders of the Ancient World and Today...Lessons You Can Learn by Steve Forbes and John Prevas. Featured with the two videos and articles are 14 Leaders On the Classics - including Rita Mae Brown, Garrison Keillor, Teller (one-half of "Penn and Teller"), Robert Greene, and Charles M. Geschke, among others - relating how they apply the lessons they learned from their studies of the ancient world to their lives today.