Submitted by Collin Berglund on January 27, 2013
WASHINGTON GRIDLOCK STRIKES AGAIN:
Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced yesterday
he will not seek re-election in 2014 citing the gridlock in Washington. Retirements because of gridlock are becoming more and more common. Check out this infographic
from last year of lawmakers who have retired because of gridlock over the past 30 years.
LESSONS FROM LINCOLN
: President Abraham Lincoln faced some of the toughest tests of any president throughout our country's history. He persevered and showed leadership that brought a broken country back together. Today's leaders could learn leadership lessons about the importance of resilience, forbearance, emotional intelligence, thoughtful listening and the consideration of all sides of an argument: Nancy F. Koehn for The New York Times: Lincoln's School of Management
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