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As Commander in Chief of the Continental Army and as the first President of the United states, George Washington found himself leading during turbulent times.

In this online lecture, Peter Cressy will discuss how Washington approached leadership during times of crisis and the leadership qualities that made him successful.

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Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 18:30:00 02/17/2021 19:30:00 America/New_York George Washington and Leading in Times Crisis

As Commander in Chief of the Continental Army and as the first President of the United states, George Washington found himself leading during turbulent times.

In this online lecture, Peter Cressy will discuss how Washington approached leadership during times of crisis and the leadership qualities that made him successful.

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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.

 

Peter Cressy

Peter Cressy, Ed.D., RADM (Ret.), is the Director of Executive Leadership Programs at Mount Vernon.

He served 28 years in the United States Navy in command and senior staff positions, followed by 8 years in higher education as a college president and university chancellor — where he was also a tenured professor of management. He later served 16 years as the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council trade association.

He earned his PhD in American history from Brandeis University.

Currently, he is researching his new book project, "The Greatest Man in the World: A Global History of George Washington."

All views are his own.

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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