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Norm R. Augustine

A former president of the Boy Scouts of America and chair of the American Red Cross, Norm Augustine is the retired Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

It's All About Character

This week's question is a simple one and addresses the most fundamental element of leadership: character.

What to do? Tell the truth, and tell it fast.

By Norm R. Augustine

 |  December 15, 2008; 2:24 PM ET
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A very valuable characteristic of leadership is recognizing the boundaries of your responsibilities. Those folks who are pushing Obama into the Chicago scandal before he has the green light from Fitzgerald have their own agenda. There are obviously folks who would like to know more about what Fitzgerald is not talking about. Obama is right to let the Justice Department lead the way on this one. After all he is only the President Elect. The Justice Department still works for the President.

Posted by: thependulumswings | December 15, 2008 7:54 PM
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