Tag Archive: Pyrric Victories; Leading Change; Lasting Change

Pyrrhic Victories – A Deterrent to Lasting Change

In the early 3rd century B.C., after King Pyrrhus of Epirus again took huge casualties in defeating the Romans at the battle of Asculum, he reportedly told one person who offered congratulations, “If we are victorious in one more such battle, we will be completely ruined.” King Pyrrhus’ prophecy came true, he lost so many men and supplies at Asculum... Continue Reading