Democracy is a relational form of government. True Relational Leadership aspires to navigate this country to its unifying destiny not its leaders' polarizing re-election. Hiring our next leader starts with selecting a WHO that will lead us together to WHAT.
Remember that this is an age of outsourcing, downsizing, the near-death experience of the global financial system and -- for developed economies -- competition from places that don't particularly care about their employees' emotional well-being.
Will women transform the meaning of power by distributing power rather than holding onto it, by engaging people rather than dictating to them, and by seeking to bring the best out in people rather than focusing on themselves as center stage heroes?