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Do Unto Others…

Unusual Quotes “If a person is being insensitive to you, you don’t have a commitment to be beholden to their insensitivity.”  —NPR’s Terry Gross Don’t get embarrassed using a spurious Lincoln quote.  Here’s a quotation book you can trust: The Words … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s “Public Opinion Baths”

“Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official, not to say arbitrary, in their ideas, and are apter and apter, with each passing day, to forget that they only hold power in a representative capacity.” … Continue reading

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How To Say You’re Not Interested

A Quick, Polite Way To Say You’re Not Interested In the past I’ve participated in an international house exchange. I like the concept so much that not long ago I contacted a family in Paris that participates in the program. They … Continue reading

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Note-writing Advice: How To Say No

Here’s the response I received when I offered to do an international house exchange with a family in Paris (that I knew was looking at many other locations worldwide). “Dear Gene, Thank you for the offer, but we are not … Continue reading

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Benediction

Finish this day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow will be a new day. You shall begin it … Continue reading

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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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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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