In honor of Presidents’ Day, I wanted to share some great food for thought I learned from HMA Book Club’s February book, How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age – Act Like Abe!
Of course, I am referring to Honest Abe Lincoln.
The next time you find yourself stressed, panicked and/or under the gun, just think about his situation:
I am getting hives just thinking about the daily stress in his life.viagra online And how did he handle it?
Like a true leader, he never outwardly showed his fluster:
Now think back to your situation.
Are you able to take a few steps back, a deep breath and employ any of President Lincoln’s communications strategies above to help both yourself and your audience to calm the storm rather than stroke it?
Great leaders, even those without grand titles in history-changing moments, are able to do this, the book asserts.
So can you! But, will you?