Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Show 44 - Wrath of the Khans II
January 19, 2015 6:47 PM - Subscribe

The Mongol leader Genghis Khan displays an unmatched level of strategic genius while moving against both Northern China and the Eastern Islamic world. Both civilizations are left stunned and millions are slaughtered.

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posted by the man of twists and turns (1 comment total)
There was a book a while back, called "leadership secrets of Atilla the Hun." Listening To this episode, I wondered about the lessons we could draw from Chingiz Khan.
Seek out and promote talent. Play to your strengths, but develop your weaknesses. Reward success handsomely and visibly, and failure swiftly and also visibly.

I didn't realize just how many of these steppe nomad groups there were. Huns, Mongols, Tatars, Turkmen, Manchus ...
posted by the man of twists and turns at 1:01 PM on January 25, 2015

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