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Business and Leadership Lessons from Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’

Niccolo Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’ was written in the early 16th Century whilst he was living in exile, as a gift to Lorenzo Medici — defacto ruler of the Florentine republic — arguably as a means to earn his place in society as a statesman again.

The Prince is to this day considered one of the earliest works of modern philosophy, and indeed of modern…

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Steve Glaveski

Steve Glaveski

Founder of METARISE. CEO of Collective Campus. HBR writer. Author of Time Rich, and Employee to Entrepreneur. Host of Future Squared podcast. Occasional surfer.

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