Executive Summary of President Lincoln’s Leadership Principles
Published by David Thurber on Dec 19, 2016
In 1861, Abraham Lincoln became the President of a country that was deeply divided by slavery and on the verge of a civil war. Despite these challenges and the fact that he very little political experience, he emerged as a powerful and effective leader, and continues to be remembered as such. Our own General Counsel and Litigation Manager, David Thurber, analyzes the 7 leadership principles that allowed Lincoln to succeed as outlined in the book Lincoln on Leadership, by Donald Phillips, and how these qualities can be applied in modern leadership roles.