Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

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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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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Letter-Writing Advice: When You Should Not Send A Letter Or Email

Advice About Writing–And Not Writing–Letters And Emails by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Whatyousay.com advises you never to send a letter or email when *…you’re angry. You will certainly regret it later if you do. Oh, I know the feeling.  You’re outraged, … Continue reading

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN WAS A SLOW THINKER

LESSONS FROM HISTORY: ABRAHAM LINCOLN WAS A SLOW THINKER (The following is an excerpt from the CD “Lincoln’s Wisdom” by Gene Griessman, Ph.D.   (You can obtain this CD at Amazon.com or at www.presidentlincoln.com) “I was always a slow thinker. Billy … Continue reading

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How To Be An Effective Communicator: Heckling

What You Say To A Heckler: Lincoln’s Response by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If you speak publicly, you need to know in advance what you will say in response to questions, objections, or heckling. This requires forward thinking—you anticipate what might … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln’s Beliefs About Government

What Would Lincoln Say To Government Haters? by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If Abraham Lincoln were alive today, he would have absolutely nothing to do with the modern anti-government movement.   In fact, I am confident that he would vigorously oppose … Continue reading

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Resolving Conflicts

What You Say When You’ve Had A Dispute With A Colleague  by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Here’s a conflict resolution strategy that involves non-verbal behavior. An executive told me that if he accidentally discovered a way to deal with workplace conflict.  … Continue reading

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S RELATIONSHIP ADVICE

Advice on Relationships From Abraham Lincoln By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Abraham Lincoln was able to forge relationships that were close and lasting.  This was because of the way Lincoln came across to family members, friends, supporters, even enemies. Lincoln had … Continue reading

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