On this day in leadership history in 1862, U.S. President Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. It stated that all slaves held within rebel states would be free as of January 1, 1863. The Civil War would end two years later.
What’s the leadership lesson? Many times, honorable leaders must have supernatural persistence, consistency, and endurance on the right things to see them come to fruition.
Emancipation Proclamation – National Archives