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President Lincoln's Lesson for Leaders

He believed that less was more

On Nov. 19, 1863 –– 160 years ago this week –– President Abraham Lincoln stood to speak in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

What he said, and how long he took to say it, gives leaders today a valuable lesson: even on the most momentous of occasions, "less is more."

In Gettysburg, Americans fought what remains the bloodiest battle on U.S. soil. After three days, of the 160,000 men who fought, one third lay dead.

Please select this link to read the complete blog post from John Millen.

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