Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun

  • by Wess Roberts
  • Narrated by James Lurie
  • 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Discover the leadership secrets of the warrior who centuries ago shaped an aimless band of mercenary tribal nomads into the undisputed rulers of the ancient world - and who today offers timeless lessons in win-directed, take-charge management.Based on historical research, and filled with illuminating maxims, this essential guide offers the wisdom of a man who unified thousands, led the charge, kept the peace, picked his enemies wisely, and negotiated brilliantly - all the vital management principles that lead to success.

Listeners will learn:


Never to underestimate the power of an enemy to rise against you on another day


Never to give a Hun a reward that holds no personal value to yourself


Never to arbitrate, for it allows a third party to determine your destiny


Never to misuse power, for such action causes friction and rebellion in the tribe and nation, and much moreThis invaluable guide will help anyone manage people much more effectively.

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What the Critics Say

"The principles are timeless." (H. Ross Perot)

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Customer Reviews

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just ok

Would you try another book from Wess Roberts and/or James Lurie?

it was just ok, but not great. the last chapter gives you everything you need. The rest was just a long story.


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- Pearl Anna McElfish

What "secrets" ??? Any leadership book has more!

It's a very interesting book on Attila but as far as leadership goes there is nothing you will not find in other more thorough leadership books.

This one you have to listen and then ask yourself how you would apply what he says in today's world.

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- Blashy "Membre since March 2008."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-14-2009
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio