We all lead through our own example! And there is no better place to illustrate that basic truth than at Arlington National Cemetery. One of our nation’s most compelling—and little-known—leadership experiences can be found at Arlington. Among its tombstones and memorials lie American paupers and presidents; soldiers and civilians; warriors and peacemakers. All of whom […]
Just last month I had the opportunity to sit down with Mike Mercurio at Offit Kurman about my thoughts on leadership. One of the key principles I shared with him, and that I talk about in my leadership development lectures is that leadership is not something that is exclusive. It’s inclusive. We ALL are leaders […]
Do you know the story of Colonel Edward Cross at Gettysburg? The monument to him and the 5th New Hampshire Volunteers is one of the really fascinating accounts to come out of the battle. An extraordinary leader!
Sallie was the brave and loyal brindle pitbull that stood by her fellow soldiers of the 11th Pennsylvania for almost three years in some of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War. Here is her story, commemorated on the 11th Pennsylvania Memorial at Oak Hill on the Gettysburg Battlefield. TAGS: battle, sallie, gettysburg, 11thPA, 11thpennsylvania, […]