Canon at Gettysburg Experience

Gettysburg Resources

This tool enables you to have a conversation with your manager on what you learned, what actions you will take, and anticipated outcomes based on those actions.

Articles

Get high-level information about principles we covered during your experience.

Silo Busting: How to Execute on the Promise of Customer Focus 

By Ranjay Gulati, Harvard Business Review
GE Healthcare learned how working in silo’s can impact the customer experience.

Developing Your C-Suite

By the Korn Ferry Institute
The success or failure of an organization is directly linked to it’s highest executives.
This landmark study looks at how to best develop your key executives.

Executive Presence

By the Center for Talent Innovation
This is the executive summary of the research that we discussed on Little Round Top.

Preparing for Succession Emergency

By Jason Schloetzer & Edward Ferris, The Conference Board Director’s Notes
Some believe Lee lost at Gettysburg because of the succession emergency caused by Stonewall Jackson’s death months before. Don’t lose your battles because of an unexpected succession crisis.

Strategic Intent

By Gary Hamel & C.K. Prahalad, Harvard Business Review
Many of the companies that have risen to global leadership over the past 20 years focused their alignment around “strategic intent.” This is the ground-breaking article on how and why strategic intent works.

The Executive as Coach

By James Waldroop & Timothy Butler, Harvard Business Review
Coaching—helping to change the behaviors that threaten to derail a valued executive — is often the best way to help that person succeed.

To Win the Civil War, Lincoln Had to Change His Leadership

By Vijay Govindarajan & Hylke Faber, Harvard Business Review
Many leaders don’t recognize that we often need to give something up — a belief,
attitude or behavior — in order to achieve a new level of performance. Learn from Lincoln how this is this done.

Cynefin Framework

By Dave Snowden
The complexity framework covers simple, complicated, complex, and chaotic decision-making

How to Recognize and Avoid Groupthink

By Kendra Cherry
This article describes the eight different “symptoms” that were used as our finger shoot activity.

Minimum Specifications

An easy-to-facilitate process from Liberating Structures on minimum specifications.

Books

Take a deep dive into historical figures, events and leadership principles.

Gods and Generals: A Novel of the Civil War

By Jeff Shaara
This easy-to-read novel gives you insights into the personalities of the key figures in both armies.

The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command

By Edwin Coddington
This book focuses on the leadership of both the Union and the Confederate armies that decided the battle.

Antifragile

By Nassim Nicholas Taleb
A book that we talked about in regards to John Reynolds.

Smart Trust

By Stephen Covey
This book was referenced as being related to John Buford.

Websites

Discover more about a topic and take your knowledge to the next level.

The Civil War Trust

The starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about the American Civil War.

Videos

Drive home concepts by watching engaging talks from insightful speakers.

The Puzzle of Motivation

By Daniel Pink
This TED talk discusses the importance of autonomy, mastery, and purpose when motivating others.

Start With Why

By Simon Sinek
This TED talk discusses when you think, act and communicate starting with Why, you can inspire others.

Simple Rules

London Business School
A podcast on Simple Rules that explains what simple rules are and how to make them work in your organization.

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