Sunday, December 5, 2010

Age Cannot Wither Her, Nor Custom Stale Her Infinite ... Management Advice

H/T to the History News Network for linking to this entertaining review of the leadership secrets of Cleopatra VIII, "a papyrus primer for modern-day Washington."

I'd always thought Cleopatra was basically a drama queen, all about the perfumed royal barge and the asp. But it turns out she was as ruthless as Tony Soprano and as Machiavellian as Henry Kissinger on his best day. Who knew?

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