Archive: March 7, 2010 - March 13, 2010
Washington is called "Hollywood for Ugly People" for the very reason that many leaders love the attention and ego-boosts that come with their newfound power.
By Robert Goodwin | March 12, 2010; 3:52 PM ET | Comments (2)
Sexuality is a power source that has to be reckoned with in leadership -- and one we rarely discuss except when a scandal erupts.
By Marie Wilson | March 12, 2010; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (28)
Long ago, strong male leaders exerted sexual prowess. Now we have the inverse: Needy men seeking public attention via electoral politics and then illicit sex.
By Alan M. Webber | March 11, 2010; 4:10 PM ET | Comments (2)
We crown leaders with a shining halo, then gather our torches and delight in running them out of town when they prove themselves human.
By Lt. Col. Todd Henshaw (Ret.) | March 11, 2010; 2:45 PM ET | Comments (4)
Why we don't see women in positions of power -- the precious few that there are -- exhibit sexual hubris?
By Lisa Larson | March 11, 2010; 12:31 PM ET | Comments (3)
The potent libido of some in power is unchanged. What has changed is the media, where new and 'scruffy' outlets have shrunk the zone of privacy accorded the powerful.
By Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. | March 11, 2010; 7:09 AM ET | Comments (0)
What we want is for leaders to have personal discipline. Is that too much to ask?
By Juana Bordas | March 11, 2010; 6:13 AM ET | Comments (66)
Why do so many politicians jeopardize their careers by giving in to sexual temptation? They believe the rules don't apply to them.
By Michael Maccoby | March 11, 2010; 6:01 AM ET | Comments (1)
We have moved beyond allowing leaders to have, a la Henry VIII, whatever sexual conquest they desire. Too bad some of our leaders didn't get this memo.
By Coro Fellows | March 11, 2010; 3:03 AM ET | Comments (0)
How will the multi-year wars in Iraq and Afghanistan affect the mental health of our veterans and reintegration with their families?
By Robert Goodwin | March 10, 2010; 10:53 AM ET | Comments (1)
"There were times I was going through it that morning, in which I did wonder, 'Could we handle it? Could we get through it?'"
By On Leadership video transcripts | March 10, 2010; 5:59 AM ET | Comments (1)
"I have no idea if I would do it again, but I would try not to make the same mistakes if I did it again."
By On Leadership video transcripts | March 10, 2010; 5:42 AM ET | Comments (0)
The artist takes on the leader's dilemma but not the leader's responsibility for results.
By Columbia University students | March 9, 2010; 3:15 PM ET | Comments (15)
Like a good leader, a good movie is always educating.
By Yash Gupta | March 9, 2010; 10:53 AM ET | Comments (0)
Captain Holly Graf, a commanding officer of a Navy missile cruiser, was apparently an abusive leader long before she was relieved with cause. The Navy needs to investigate.
By Bob Schoultz | March 9, 2010; 6:46 AM ET | Comments (68)
When it comes to unrealistic war movies, there have been far worse than 'Hurt Locker.' This movie goes a long way to capturing the realities of war in the 21st century.
By Bob Schoultz | March 9, 2010; 6:35 AM ET | Comments (0)
Influence without a collective goal is simply influence or maybe even coercion, but certainly not leadership.
By Scott DeRue | March 9, 2010; 6:30 AM ET | Comments (0)
Jesus' parables are considerably more fetching than Deuteronomy's dictates.
By Ken Adelman | March 9, 2010; 6:24 AM ET | Comments (5)
'Avatar' succeeded in delivering a political message -- of anti-Americanism -- where 'Hurt Locker' failed.
By Slade Gorton | March 9, 2010; 6:19 AM ET | Comments (30)
Upton Sinclair said that he had meant to hit the country in the heart and had instead hit them in the stomach.
By Coro Fellows | March 9, 2010; 6:10 AM ET | Comments (0)
In a drama, the characters have a life of their own; in a polemic the characters move in step with an agenda.
By John Baldoni | March 9, 2010; 5:55 AM ET | Comments (0)
Bringing entertainment that is valued by the masses is often quite different from delivering a message that has societal impact.
By John H. Cochran, MD | March 9, 2010; 5:49 AM ET | Comments (0)
'Hurt Locker's' box-office failures had little to do with politics, and everything to do with most Americans not wanting to go to the movies to watch things that go boom.
By Alan M. Webber | March 9, 2010; 5:41 AM ET | Comments (3)
Dissension within a president's inner circle is rapidly being relegated to annals of American history.
By Robert Goodwin | March 8, 2010; 6:34 AM ET | Comments (0)