Continental Airlines magazine, February 2009 — In an article published in this month’s issue of Continental Airlines magazine, reporter Robert McGarvey quotes our client Steve Wiley, president of the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg.
In an entitled, “Smarten Up: New-style education initiatives prepare savvy executives to master the tough times ahead,” McGarvey says:
Across the country, in Gettysburg, Pa., groups of perhaps two or three dozen senior executives from one company come together to face a different challenge: thinking through the leadership lessons to be learned from the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the Civil War, and seeing how those lessons can be applied, today, to issues they face in their own businesses. “We walk the battlefield, we talk about the history, but we keep a sharp focus on what executives can use immediately,” says Steve Wiley, president of the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg, which provides organizational and leadership training. “Sometimes it’s tough to persuade people they need to get off the treadmill for a couple of days of deep thinking. But when they do, they start seeing much more clearly.”
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