Lessons You can Learn From George Washington — Market Mad House

Modern Americans and others can learn many important lessons from America’s founder and first president, George Washington.

Washington was far from perfect, but his successful career has some important lessons for today’s entrepreneurs and leaders. Some lessons Washington can teach us include:

George Washington’s Lessons for Leaders and Entrepreneurs:

1. Always ask for Expert Help and Listen to the Experts




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Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings

Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.

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