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On This Day in Leadership History for March 19, 2017

Any Scrabble or “Words with Friends” fans out there? On this day in leadership history in 1955, “Scrabble” debuts on board game market. What’s the leadership lesson? Leaders should do something in addition to work to keep their mind sharp. Try a board game! Scrabble – Wikipedia

On This Day in Leadership History for March 12, 2017

On this day in leadership history in 1884, Mississippi establishes 1st US state college for women. Mississippi University for Women is still in operation today and has taught many notable graduates working in various industries today. What’s the leadership lesson? See a need, fill a need! Mississippi University for Women – Wikipedia    

On This Day in Leadership History for March 5, 2017

On this day in leadership history in 1807, The first performance of hearing-impaired Ludwig van Beethoven’s 4th Symphony in B debuts. Listen to it below. What’s the leadership lesson? A passionate leader in his area of giftedness cannot be stopped by challenges and obstacles. Keep moving forward!  

On This Day in Leadership History for February 26, 2017

On this day in leadership history in 1929, President Calvin Coolidge establishes Grand Teton National Park. In northwestern Wyoming, it’s approximately 310,000 acres (480 sq mi), the park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile-long Teton Range as well as the valley known as Jackson Hole. What’s the leadership lesson? In the day-to-day busy-ness of […]

On This Day in Leadership History for February 19, 2017

On this day in leadership history in 1945, during World War II, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima. What’s the leadership lesson? Whatever challenges or obstacles in your way today, you have the freedom to conquer them because of the bravery of men over 60 years ago. #NeverForget Iwo Jima Battle – Wikipedia […]

On This Day in Leadership History for February 12, 2017

On this day in leadership history in 2002, Kenneth Lay, former Enron CEO, exercised his constitutional rights and refused to testify to the U.S. Congress about the collapse of Enron. He was later indicted. What’s the leadership lesson? Own your decisions. It’s the right and honorable thing to do.   Kenneth Lay – Wikipedia  

On This Day in Leadership History for February 5, 2017

On this day in leadership history in 1952, in New York City four signs were installed at 44th Street and Broadway in Times Square that told pedestrians “Walk/Don’t Walk.” What’s the leadership lesson? Over-communicate and share in multiple ways to explain important information or announcements (write an email, share it in a meeting, record a […]