Gettysburg – What this battle can teach us about leadership – Part I
Today’s business leaders face several challenges, and they all did not just start with the pandemic, but they are not alone. For hundreds of years, our military leaders have been facing challenges even more significant than those we face today. So the question we pose in this episode, what can we learn from our military leaders. In Part I of this three-part series, we look at history and one of the US’s most important Civil War battles, Gettysburg. We use this battle to teach us some essential leadership lessons that can benefit you as a leader today.
Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland, is the founder of Diamond6 Leadership & Strategy, LLC. He has conducted numerous executive leadership development workshops. He is a retired Colonel from the U.S. Army and former Dean of Academics at the U.S. Army War College. He is a Visiting Professor of National Security at Dickinson College and a National Security Consultant for CBS radio & television. Dr. McCausland is the co-author of Battle Tested! Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leaders.
Colonel Tom Vossler (Ret.) served 30 years in the U.S. Army. He commanded an infantry platoon in the Vietnam War and a Mechanized Infantry Battalion Task Force in Germany. His television credits include The History Channel; C-Span3 for their “American Artifacts” series; Farm Journal Television, and the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN). He is also a guest commentator on Civil War Talk Radio. Tom’s has 4 published works including Battle Tested! Gettysburg Leadership Lessons for 21st Century Leaders with co- author Dr. Jeff McCausland