Monthly Archives: November 2015

Conflict Resolution – Are All Involved Created Equal?

by on Nov 25, 2015 2:54 PM

Last week was the anniversary of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. The words of wisdom spoken 152 years ago, specifically our ‘new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal,’ certainly should have us thinking as business leaders. Although the divergence we experience within our organizations pales to the struggle for equality and a nation in conflict that President Lincoln encountered, we can apply the lessons learned. How do we bring together ‘a team of rivals’ as portrayed in Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln within our organizations?

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