What if your boss was George Washington?

What if your boss was George Washington? Would you dare ask for a promotion? May 1776 “I wish my ability to deserve [a promotion] was equal to my inclination to merit. How far I have succeeded in my endeavors, I submit to your Excellency’s better judgment,” Brigadier General Nathanael Greene writes to George Washington in May 1776 after Washington had entrusted him to command Boston after the British military evacuated it.

“I feel myself strongly attached to the cause, to the Continental Congress, and to your Excellency’s person,” Greene concludes. #TBT http://www.revolution240.com http://ow.ly/i/emY0u

About Jane Hampton Cook

Author Jane Hampton Cook is known for making history memorable and relevant to today’s news, current events, and modern-day life. A frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and other outlets, Jane is the author of eight books, including American Phoenix, America's Star-Spangled Story, and Stories of Faith and Courage from the Revolutionary War. Jane is also a former White House webmaster. She lives with her husband and three young sons in Fairfax, Virginia. http://www.janecook.com http://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Quincy-Louisa-Independence/dp/1595555412/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y
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