Sunday, November 11, 2012



“Life was a school to him and he was always studying and mastering every subject before him,” Kearns Goodwin wrote. He later told a student seeking advice, “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”
Expressed in his own words, here is Lincoln’s most luminous leadership insight by far: “In order to win a man to your cause, you must first reach his heart, the great high road to his reason.”
Tied to the conviction that his work was intrinsically important, it was Lincoln who consistently found the courage to invigorate the spirits of his cabinet and troops during the country’s most dire and desperate hours. 
how huge talking to yourself is - authenticity
 thanks Diane