The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg Invites Public to Sign Virtual Birthday Card for Lincoln

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The birthday card for Lincoln initiative commemorates the 16th president's 204th birthday and offers individuals an exclusive opportunity to be part of an upcoming "A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg."

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The Lincoln Leadership Institute aims to collect 150 birthday card signatures for Lincoln before Feb. 12. All signers will be eligible for a drawing for one free seat at an upcoming 'A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg.'

Steven B. Wiley and The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg invite the public to sign a birthday card recognizing Abraham Lincoln’s 204th birthday during this special year of commemoration for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. The card can be found on The Lincoln Leadership Institute’s website: http://gettysburgleadership.com/birthday-card-2013.

In recognition of this historic event, The Lincoln Leadership Institute aims to collect 150 birthday card signatures for Lincoln before Feb. 12, the date of Lincoln’s birth. All signers of the card will be eligible for a drawing for one free seat at an upcoming "A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg" leadership development experience. The Lincoln Leadership Institute will also select three individuals who will each receive a $500 discount on a seat in an upcoming session of "A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg."

Led and hosted by Steven B. Wiley, “the best speaker you’ve never heard of” according to ABC News, "A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg" is an immersive experience that uses compelling case studies, a renowned faculty of Civil War scholars, historians, business thought leaders and the hallowed ground of Gettysburg National Military Park to offer insight into leadership principles and concepts that can be applied immediately to one’s own life situation.

The Lincoln Leadership Institute’s leadership development experience is one that has helped to develop thousands of the nation’s top executives from the majority of the Fortune 100 companies such as Apple, Bank of America, Pfizer, Federal Express, ExxonMobil and Time Warner, as well as scores of federal government agencies, including Homeland Security, Departments of Defense, Justice and Interior and over 75 Presidential Appointees and their teams.

Lincoln was born on Feb. 12, 1809 and served as our nation’s 16th president from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Milestones of Lincoln’s presidential service include his 1863 signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, a document that declared slaves forever free, and his Gettysburg Address. Delivered in November 1863 at the dedication of Soldiers’ National Cemetery, the Gettysburg Address is one of the most memorable speeches in American history.

The Lincoln Leadership Institute’s headquarters are located on the third floor of the David Wills House on Gettysburg’s Lincoln Square. The Wills House is the place where Abraham Lincoln spent the night and put the finishing touches on the Gettysburg Address.

For more information about Steve Wiley and The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg, visit http://www.gettysburgleadership.com. “Like” the Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg on Facebook and follow LincolnLeader on Twitter.

The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3) and the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address (Nov. 19) will be commemorated with special events and programs by various Gettysburg organizations. A full list of activities can be found at http://www.gettysburgcivilwar150.com.

About Steven B. Wiley and The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg
What do the majority of Fortune 100 companies, such as Apple, Bank of America, Pfizer, Federal Express, ExxonMobil and Time Warner, scores of federal government agencies, including Homeland Security, Departments of Defense, Justice and Interior and over 75 Presidential Appointees and their teams all have in common?

When it comes to motivating, educating and developing their greatest asset, their people, they turn to Steven B. Wiley and The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg.

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 receives—without exception—the highest ratings possible from his audiences, which include the top executives from the world headquarters of Apple, Merck, State Farm, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis, the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Homeland Security, Black & Decker, Shell, IBM, Caterpillar, the Los Angeles Times, Orlando Sentinel, USA Today/Gannett, Pharmetica, Frigidaire, Century 21, Johnson & Johnson, PhRMA, ExxonMobil and the Ford Motor Company. His business experience includes the founding of three companies: two international franchise organizations and a national chain of fleet management centers. He has successfully negotiated multi-million dollar funding agreements for his own companies with some of the top venture capital organizations in the world.

Steve brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of successful marketing, negotiation, sales and business development. His lucrative and varied high-ticket consultative selling and negotiating experience began more than twenty years ago and includes tens of millions of dollars in the sales of companies, divisions, hard goods and services. His strong leadership ability has earned him recognition in top publications, including Venture Magazine, USA Today and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Steve’s speaking experience includes three years as National Spokesperson for the Quaker Oats/Pritikin Longevity Centers for whom he has been featured in television commercials and advertisements in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and New York Times. Over the past ten years, he has conducted thousands of seminars on negotiation, sales leadership and wellness for numerous public and private sector organizations.

He is the president of The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg and the founder of the Institute’s Communicating with Executive Presence program as well as its "A Transformational Journey from Gettysburg" leadership development experience.

Through The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg, Civil War history becomes a metaphor, and the battlefield a classroom, as Steven B. Wiley leads your organization toward unprecedented success by developing leaders at all levels. Through the unique and creative use of historical metaphor and an examination of the lives of historic characters we develop “bookmarks” in the minds of participants.

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