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Diamond6 Strategy And Leadership Collaborates With Ford's Theatre Society On New Leadership Seminar About Abraham Lincoln And Frederick Douglass Diamond6 Strategy and Leadership and the Ford's Theatre Society will collaborate on a leadership development seminar on January 31 that will coincide with the Society's Production of Necessary Sacrifices. Washington, D.C. (I- Newswire) January 12, 2012 - Diamond6 Strategy and Leadership and the Ford's Theatre Society have announced that they will collaborate on a leadership development seminar on January 31, at the Society's new Center for Education and Leadership (514 Tenth Street NW, Washington, D.C.). The seminar, led by Dr. Jeffrey McCausland of Diamond6 and featuring guests from the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, President Lincoln's Cottage and the African American Civil War Museum, will investigate the lives and leadership of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and the women who were their partners. Tickets are $25 and may be reserved in person at the Ford's Theatre Box Office or online at www.fords.org. This event is held in conjunction with the Society's production of Necessary Sacrifices, a world- premiere play about Lincoln and Douglass presented January 20 through February 12, 2012 at the historic Ford's Theatre. This is the first seminar Diamond6 has offered in conjunction with the Ford's Theatre Society and its new Center for Education and Leadership (opening February 2012). This program and others will offer teams, lifelong learners and young leaders the opportunity to examine strategies used by Abraham Lincoln to lead his divided cabinet and the divided country during one of the most difficult periods in our nation's history. "Necessary Sacrifices, written exclusively for Ford's Theatre, is a rich depiction of key leadership principles and requirements - leading in a crisis, conflict resolution, the role of the media, and communicating strategic vision," says Dr. Jeffrey McCausland, president and founder of Diamond6. "The play and the leadership seminar will be a remarkable opportunity to combine theater, the historical legacy of Lincoln and the study of leadership." "These workshops and seminars for youth and adults will help attendees learn valuable leadership lessons from the examples of Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries, using history to enliven thinking about issues and situations in the here and now," said Sarah Jencks, director of Education Programming for Ford's Theatre Society. "Collaborating with Diamond6 will help us broaden our reach and invite new audiences to explore and learn from Lincoln's life and presidency." "Ford's Theatre also features an exhibit that highlights the speeches Lincoln delivered during his presidency," McCausland added. "These speeches summarize the strategic vision Lincoln had for the nation, how it evolved over time, and his efforts to communicate that vision to the diverse stakeholders he dealt with through one of the most difficult periods in our history." In addition to the leadership seminars at Ford's Theatre and the Center for Education and Leadership, Diamond6 also uses other Washington, D.C. area venues, including the Civil War battlefields of Bull Run and Antietam, to offer additional lessons on how to lead large organizations during a crisis. Ford's Theatre The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Lincoln, Ford's Theatre has enthralled millions of visitors since its reopening in 1968. Operated through a partnership between Ford's Theatre Society and the National Park Service, Ford's Theatre is the premier destination in the nation's capital to explore and celebrate Abraham Lincoln's ideals and leadership principles: courage, integrity, tolerance, equality and creative expression. The mission of Ford's Theatre Society is to celebrate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and explore the American experience through theatre and education. For its accomplishments, the organization was honored in 2008 with the National Medal of Arts, the highest award given by the U.S. government to artists, arts institutions and arts patrons. For more information on Ford's Theatre and the Ford's Theatre Society, please visit www.fords.org. Contacts: Lauren Beyea, Publicist Ford's Theatre Society lbeyea@fords.org 202.434.9543 Tanya McCausland, Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy tanya@diamondsixleadership.com 510.868.5308

Additional Resources About Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy, LLC: Diamond6 is a leadership development consulting business that develops successful strategic leaders who confidently and effectively lead their colleagues and employees. Our goal is to help leaders create organizations that have the greatest and most positive impact in their community and the world. Founder and CEO Jeffrey McCausland is a retired U.S. Army Colonel, with more 30 years of unique and challenging leadership experiences that have taken him from commanding a battalion in Saudi Arabia to being a military consultant in the White House. Company Contact Information: Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy, LLC Tanya McCausland 1312 Dickinson Drive, Carlisle PA 17013 Phone: 510.868.5308 Published in: Education Tags: leadership development    Abraham Lincoln    Executive Leadership    Ford's Theatre     Published on: January 12, 2012 Original Source: Diamond6 Strategy And Leadership Collaborates With Ford's Theatre Society On New Leadership Seminar About Abraham Lincoln And Frederick Douglass


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