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On This Day in Leadership History, June 2nd

On this day in leadership history in 1835. P.T. Barnum launched his first traveling show. The main attraction was Joice Heth. Heth was reputed to be the 161-year-old nurse of George Washington.

What’s the leadership lesson? Deception may be somewhat acceptable in the entertainment industry, but in work and leadership it’s a death nail to trust and authenticity. Honorable leaders are honest, open, and truthful.

Joice Heth – Wikipedia

 

 

 

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