Heroes are people who choose the difficult when they don’t have to, including a difficult philosophy of life. Start your day with a few observations from one of antiquity’s greatest CEOs, the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius and another “thought leader” of that era, the philosopher Seneca . Aurelius’ “Meditations” are fast becoming a guide for senior executive self-management. Here are nine quotes from the Emperor’s writings and a few other Stoics like Seneca… that may inspire you to look at your life anew or at least from a different view.
Be Stoic Before Being Heroic
Published in 2015