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George Washington is well known as a political and military leader, but he was also one of America’s leading entrepreneurs and business men.

In this online lecture, John Berlau will discuss Washington’s entrepreneurial leadership and how he grew his personal business and created a vision for national commerce.

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Add to Calendar 03/17/2021 18:30:00 03/17/2021 19:30:00 America/New_York George Washington and Entrepreneurial Leadership

George Washington is well known as a political and military leader, but he was also one of America’s leading entrepreneurs and business men.

In this online lecture, John Berlau will discuss Washington’s entrepreneurial leadership and how he grew his personal business and created a vision for national commerce.

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Develop Your Leadership Skills

Our lectures are designed for executives, professionals, and individuals looking to develop their leadership skills. You'll explore unique aspects of George Washington's leadership style, and learn how these timeless principles can be used by leaders today.

You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions and to network with attendees.

Registrants will receive a link to view the live online video prior to the event.

 

John Berlau

John Berlau is a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he researches financial regulation and its effects on American consumers, investors, and entrepreneurs.

He is the author of George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World, published in 2020 by St. Martin's Press.

The book chronicles the innovative businesses started by George Washington as a private citizen — including whiskey distilling, mule breeding, and manufacturing branded flour — and shows how he rooted the U.S. in innovation and entrepreneurship.

George Washington Leadership Institute

This event is presented by the George Washington Leadership Institute, located at Mount Vernon.

In person and virtual programs teach aspiring and experienced leaders to develop strategic thinking, communication, and collaboration skills.

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