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Obama Leadership Style

Leadership: 'Strong and Wrong' Over 'Weak and Right?'

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Can mild-mannered get the job done? ...

Leadership Begins With Character

Elizabeth Gilbert | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth Gilbert

I don't know how many more chances I will get to live in a country that is managed by a leader of emulation-worthy intelligence and dignity. But I would at least like another four years of admiring the most powerful person in the world, and that is why I am voting for Barack Obama.

Chutzpah! Obama's Black Caucus Speech

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Leonce Gaiter

If the President wants anyone to follow him, he had better start leading -- something he has consistently failed to do since his inauguration.

The Three Obamas: The One We Elected, The One We Got, The One We Want

Daniel Goleman | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Daniel Goleman

All three of these Obamas -- the inspiring leader, the consensus-seeker and the commanding presence -- are familiar to me; each represents one of six styles that exemplify the leaders who get the best results, whether in business or politics.

Why I Support the Reelection of President Barack Obama

Rob Stein | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics
Rob Stein

Respect for others, tolerance of difference, civility and comity, dialogue and deliberativeness are valued and effective leadership strengths, regardless of what the more bellicose among us may think. This is why Barack Obama is most fit to lead us.

Leadership, Obama Style

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

Genuine leadership means setting the agenda. It means taking tough stands. Leadership is a quality Barack Obama showed on the campaign trail. It is a quality he has failed to show as president.

Lessons in Leadership: Why Obama Needs to Brush Up on His FDR

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The president, though a dedicated student of history, has failed to learn the lesson of our nation's most significant political confrontations.

CEO Obama Focused On Big Picture Rather Than Day-To-Day

New York Times | Jim Rutenberg And Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the months leading up to Senator Barack Obama's big loss in the Pennsylvania primary, he was a detached manager: around, but not meddling. Rarely ...

CEO Obama Focused On Big Picture Rather Than Day-To-Day

New York Times | Jim Rutenberg And Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the months leading up to Senator Barack Obama's big loss in the Pennsylvania primary, he was a detached manager: around, but not meddling. Rarely ...