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Celebrate Washington’s Birthday With Lessons From His Leadership

George Washington’s Birthday is a big deal at Washington College in Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It’s the only college or university bearing his name to which he actually donated money to its founding. Below is a newsletter rom the college that cites its president’s article in Forbes magazine about what we can learn about leadership from the Father of our country.

How do ideas of leadership today compare with the self-educated and self-made Washington?

Forbes invited Washington College President Mitchell Reiss to explore this question. He sought the opinions of leading historians and political and business leaders about the lasting legacy and virtues of the most famous of the founding fathers.

Read it here.

And please consider sharing it with friends and family. The need for strong and effective leadership has never been greater.