Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg Using Social Media to Document Lincoln's Civil War Leadership

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To celebrate the Civil War’s sesquicentennial, monthly additions will be included in the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg’s newsletter, blog and Facebook page

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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the actions of President Abraham Lincoln during one of the most divisive times in American history, Steven B. Wiley and Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg are documenting Lincoln’s month-by-month actions from the start of the Civil War in 1861 to its end in 1865.

The Lincoln Leadership Institute will focus on Lincoln’s actions each month that the Civil War took place, from April 1861 through April 1865, and will provide insight and commentary on those actions from Civil War and Lincoln experts.

These insights will be posted on the first of each month to the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg’s Facebook page (, blog ( and in the organization’s monthly newsletter, available at their press room. Reminders will also be sent out via Twitter (LincolnLeader). The posts start April 1, 2011 and will continue until April 1, 2015.

Steven B. Wiley and the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg apply leadership lessons from the Battle of Gettysburg, considered to be the turning point of the Civil War, to the challenges corporate and government entities face today. Thousands of government employees and corporate executives—including those from Apple, the Ford Motor Company, ExxonMobil, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security—have participated in the Institute’s leadership development sessions. USA Today has described Wiley’s leadership development as “the most powerful performance training available,” while ABC News called Wiley “the best speaker you’ve never heard of!”

The Institute’s headquarters are located on the third floor of the David Wills House on Gettysburg’s Lincoln Square; the Wills House is the home where Lincoln finished writing the Gettysburg Address.

For more information about Steve Wiley and the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg, visit, “Like” the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg at and follow LincolnLeader on Twitter.

About Steven B. Wiley
Steven B. Wiley is a proven entrepreneur, author and highly acclaimed speaker who has trained and entertained tens of thousands of top executives from around the world.

He is the president and founder of the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg, which has worked to develop the leadership of organizations such as Apple, Pfizer, New York Life, State Farm, Kellogg, the Department of Homeland Security, the Air Force, the United States Post Office and many other organizations.

Wiley brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of successful marketing, leadership, negotiation, sales and business development. His strong leadership ability has earned him recognition in top publications, including Venture Magazine, USA Today and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Over the past twenty years, he has conducted thousands of seminars on leadership, negotiation, sales effectiveness and wellness for numerous public and private sector organizations.


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