We're going there.
Controversial characters of history can teach us a lot.
If we listen.
And if you're open to it, you'll find some unexpected influence advice from the life and times of Robert E. Lee, the American-Confederate general.
Who did I write this for?
If you want to win people over and influence them to do the right thing without burnt bridges or bloodshed, read this thread I wrote a few weeks ago. 👇
The review & lessons took me 50 minutes to write. Perhaps it's worth 5 minutes to read.
One more thing . . .
I shared this thread with two social justice & community activists.
Because of the obvious sensitivity of the topic.
And both said this thread is one of the most powerful pieces on nonviolent, noncoercive persuasion they have ever read.
That says a lot. In fact, that says everything.
So here's the link one more time: