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How To Interrupt Gracefully

If you are interrupted and wish to add a point or if you want to make a point after you have finished speaking and the conversation has moved on, one way to re-enter the conversation is to say: “If I could … Continue reading

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Martin Amis on Donald Trump

Trump’s defining asset is “a crocodilian nose for inert or moribund prey…Trump can sense when an entity is no longer strong enough or lithe enough to escape predation.” NYRB: 9-27, 2018

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don’t leave

–Gene Griessman is an internationally known keynote speaker, actor, and consultant.  His video “Lincoln on Communication” is owned by thousands of corporations, libraries, and government organizations.  He has spoken at conventions all over the world. To learn more about his … Continue reading

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Writing advice

FEATURED ARTICLE: “Writing Advice” by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. “Lamiele” asks the following request about writing preparation:  “I was curious to know how you center yourself and clear your mind prior to writing. I have had trouble clearing my thoughts in getting … Continue reading

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Movie Review. Spielberg’s “Lincoln”

By Gene Griessman, author of “Lincoln and Obama,” “The Words Lincoln Lived By,” and “Lincoln on Communication” Some movies are based on a true story. This Is a true story. And one of the most important stories in history. As … Continue reading

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Harold Holzer Endorses Gene Griessman’s new book

The Controversial New Book–“Lincoln and Obama”–Gets Endorsement From Renowned Lincoln Scholar. Harold Holzer is in the same league as Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals. Holzer is the author  of many books on Lincoln.  He is the co-chair … Continue reading

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Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln Criticize the Supreme Court

Special announcement During the next few weeks I will cut back on my posts and tweets.   Am hard at work on a new book about Lincoln, and hope that you will continue to visit the website. As a way of … Continue reading

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Delegation Advice

What you say when you delegate authority and want to stay involved Two partners at a big law firm are on the phone in an episode of the CBS classic “The Good Wife.” One partner is heavily involved in another … Continue reading

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History Lessons on Memorial Day

History Lessons on Memorial Day By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. A nation that does not know its past is ignorant, Teach it. A nation that lives in its past is asleep. Awaken it. A nation that does not learn from its … Continue reading

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Lessons From Lincoln’s Farewell Address

Lessons From Lincoln: What You Say When You Give A Heartfelt Speech By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. “It is a gem that rightly took its place as one of the greatest of his speeches, but that is seldom recognized for what … Continue reading

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