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Ask Daily Stoic: Ryan and Historian Andrew Roberts Talk Leadership, Character and How One Person Can Change The World



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Today Ryan talks with writer and historian Andrew Roberts about the process of writing about historical figures, the ways that character is tested during trying times, Roberts’ take on figures like Napoleon and Lloyd George, and more. 

Books by Andrew Roberts

Churchill: Walking with Destiny: https://geni.us/vi8z

Napoleon: A Life: https://geni.us/p3JMb9n

Leadership in War: https://geni.us/MCzyPy

The Storm of War: https://geni.us/CKRDmyw

Get Ego Is the Enemy for just $2.99: https://geni.us/Y6mZ0

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