Speech Lessons from Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Speech Lessons from Gettysburg Address from Bill Lampton, Ph.D. on Vimeo.

Today, July 1, historians and U.S. citizens commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. This brief video talks about what followed a few months later–Abraham Lincoln’s acclaimed Gettysburg Address–and 3 very helpful speech lessons we can draw from his presentation.

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From Prisoner of War to Leadership Expert

November 7, 1967 set Lee Ellis, an Air Force fighter pilot, on a new adventure he hadn’t planned and didn’t desire. In a bombing raid over North Vietnam, here’s what happened: “Suddenly, an explosion rocked our aircraft. A terrifying sound, like marbles in a blender, alerted me that the metal of our expensive flying machine was ripping apart. The cockpit was still intact, but it was rapidly filling with smoke. The control stick was frozen. . .and we were tumbling end over end through the sky.”

Fortunately, Ellis ejected. Unfortunately, North Vietnamese combatants captured him. He stayed at the now infamous “Hanoi Hilton,” the sarcastic name applied to the prison camp that also housed the POW we would come to know as Senator John McCain.

After his release from the service, Lee Ellis started sharing the leadership lessons he learned for survival. He has become a popular speaker and consultant for leading corporations. Now his book–Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton–makes his valuable concepts about communication, morale, team building, and motivation available to a larger public.

I invite you to watch my brief video review of this stirring book, steeped in patriotism and in outstanding management advice.

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