Book of The Month – Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln


by Don Smith

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We all like to surround ourselves with people who are like us, who agree with us. But what if we intentionally surrounded ourselves with people that disagree with us? That's exactly what Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of The United States, did when creating his cabinet. Our book selection this month tells the story of Lincoln's unusual genius in bringing together a team of rivals to preserve the union and win the civil war.

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Personal Development Book Club Pick of The Month

This month's selection is “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin”. A masterpiece, this dives into many areas of life, creating friends of enemies, navigating difficult times, avoiding groupthink, the list goes on and on. Learn a little bit of history while learning some valuable lessons with this amazing book. Enjoy!

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About the Author 

Don Smith

Happily married with five kids, Smith owns a technology company, is the founder of this site, has served on the board of directors for multiple companies, and loves playing soccer, hiking, and mentoring.

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