Richard Lummis and Tom Fox continue our four-part series on leadership lessons from George Washington. We will look at lessons from Washington’s colonial and frontier period, focusing on the French and Indian War, leadership lessons from Washington’s generalship of the Continental Army, his leadership in both the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention and we will end with leadership lessons from both terms of Washington’s presidency. In this third episode, we consider the leadership lessons demonstrated by Washington at the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention.
Highlights of this podcast include:
- Introduction into Washington’s generalship of the Continental Army.
- Why silence and listening can be so powerful.
- Call for strong union in Constitutional Congress.
- How did Washington’s leadership in the Constitutional Convention influence the creation of the Chief Executive role?