Lincoln Leadership Institute to Light Candles on Virtual Birthday Cake for Lincoln

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The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg is inviting the public to submit birthday messages to commemorate President Abraham Lincoln's 203rd birthday. When 203 messages are received, The Lincoln Leadership Institute will officially light the candles on a virtual birthday cake.

Virtual Birthday Cake for Abraham Lincoln's 203rd Birthday

The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg invites members of the public to leave a birthday message to commemorate President Lincoln's 203rd birthday on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Once 203 birthday greetings are received, The Lincoln Leadership Institute will light candles on a celebratory virtual birthday cake.

Steven B. Wiley and The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg invite the public to commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s 203rd birthday by leaving a birthday message for Lincoln on the organization’s website http://www.gettysburgleadership.com/birthday-card-2012. Once 203 birthday greetings are received, The Lincoln Leadership Institute will light candles on a celebratory virtual birthday cake. Lincoln’s birthday is Sunday, Feb. 12.

Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 and served as the 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 free forever, and his Gettysburg Address. Given in November 1863 at the dedication of a military cemetery, Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, the Gettysburg Address is one of the most memorable speeches in American history.

Visit http://www.gettysburgleadership.com/birthday-card-2012 to leave a birthday greeting. Share your thoughts on Lincoln’s inspiration for you, the significance of his Gettysburg Address or the impact of his leadership decisions on the American Civil War.

The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg’s headquarters are located in the historic David Wills House located in downtown Gettysburg, Pa. President Lincoln spent the night at the Wills House where he put the finishing touches on the Gettysburg Address before delivering it on Nov. 19, 1863.

For more information about Steven B. Wiley and The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg’s leadership development programs, call 717-338-9971 or visit http://www.gettysburgleadership.com. “Like” The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg at http://www.facebook.com/GettysburgLeadership and follow “LincolnLeader” on Twitter.

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 L.A. 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 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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