Happy 204th Birthday Lincoln

Today marks the 204th Birthday of our 16th President Abraham Lincoln; a man who left our nation with lessons to learn and examples that can be applied to today’s business leaders.  The article, “Lincoln’s Birthday Special: Management Advice From Honest Abe,” by Jon Wiener compiles quotes and segments from various other business publications to list the lessons we can learn from Lincoln.  They are…

  • Don’t Make Permanent Enemies from Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • “Short-term pain for long-term gain” from Business Week
  • “Get comfortable with conflict” from Entrepreneur magazine
  • Don’t give in to your fears from an article in The New York Times written by Nancy F. Koehn

Visit the article fore more in depth description of Lincoln’s examples and direct quotes from the compiled articles.