Leadership Lessons from Gettysburg

"Experiential" courses in exotic locales such as the famous Civil War battlefield are the new rage in executive development

As a senior director for insurer Health Care Service (HCSC) in Dallas, Steve Thompson is used to learning from his company mentor. But on a Tuesday morning in June, standing on a hill in eastern Pennsylvania, he heard from a new business adviser: General John Buford, a Union cavalry officer in the U.S. Civil War.

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