Interstate commerce is how our country operates. Having strong railroads and reasonable services and rates are what makes this country go round. Our coal, our food and other commodities are transported by rail.
As a general rule, successful federal leaders are highly motivated by a public service mission, clearly articulate a vision of what they want to accomplish, are persistent, collaborative and often have bosses who provide them with strong support.
What leadership lessons did you learn during your tenure as the secretary of labor? There is a difference between leadership and formal authority. Many people have formal positions of authority, but do not exert leadership.
"Vet Centers provide a safe confidential environment where combat veterans and their families can receive prompt professional services. Many of our Vet Center staff are veterans themselves and understand and appreciate the veteran's service to country."
"The challenge for new managers is understanding you are no longer an individual contributor but responsible for the performance of others," says Linda A. Hill, professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School.