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What Would Lincoln Do?: Lincoln's Most Inspired Solutions to Challenging Problems and Difficult Situations

3.52  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
"Lincoln's Most Inspired Solutions to Challenging Problems and Difficult Situations" What Would Lincoln Do? is a fun and insightful guide to common problems people face and how the Great Emanicaptor would tackle them.

"Using actual tactics Lincoln recorded in his letters and speeches, readers will learn how to: " Deal with unpleasant coworkers Give advice to a close friend
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Hardcover, 166 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Sourcebooks (first published January 1st 2009)
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Cathy
Sep 26, 2010 Cathy rated it really liked it
not a bad read at all, a little too much like a research paper than a what would so and so do book but still very informational and entertaining.
Marty
Dec 01, 2010 Marty rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A look at Lincoln's leadership through letter writing. Reads quick, good tips for improving your communications in a variety of circumstances.
Togoldor Erdenebileg
While each of Lincoln's letters, which were taken as examples in this book, was a masterpiece, I didn't really like how the author went over the same things more than he should have.

Important points to remember were:
1. To get right to the point without beating around the bush.
2. To offer a constructive alternative rather than saying just no.
3. Rely on facts and logic to bolster an argument, not emotion.
4. If needed, criticize objectively, not personally. Keep your emotions and ego out.
5. Before
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Anne Fabing
Oct 27, 2013 Anne Fabing rated it it was ok
Reading Lincoln's letters was very interesting. The author's comments following the letters was repetitive and unnecessary. It seems it was only done to fill pages for the book which was only 166 pages long and with a rather large font.
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