Magnanimity - the Leadership Virtue

  Alexandre Havard, Founder of the Havard Virtuous Leadership Institute

Alexandre Havard, Founder of the Havard Virtuous Leadership Institute

Magnanimity, or as Aristotle calls it, “greatness of soul,” is an “adornment of the moral virtues; for it makes them greater, and it does not arise without them.” Is the ordinary man, he who is not called to extraordinar y feats, capable of magnanimity? Should he even aspire to be magnanimous? Come hear how the twenty-first century American male can and should apply Aristotle's greatness of soul to our daily routine.

About the Speaker

Alexandre Havard is the founder of the Havard Virtuous Leadership Institute. Born in Paris, he is a barrister by profession having graduated from the René Descartes University, one of France’s leading law schools, and practiced law in several European countries. He is now living and working in Moscow where he offers seminars in Virtuous Leadership to senior business executives and university students. His book, Virtuous Leadership, An Agenda for Personal Excellence (New York, 2007) has been translated into 13 other languages. Alexandre Havard is also the author of Created for Greatness: The Power of Magnanimity (Washington 2011)

When: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:30 - 8:45 AM
Where: Putnam Investments, One Post Office Square