Archive: March 14, 2010 - March 20, 2010
"The challenge of leadership is to understand what one can do and to focus one's attention on fulfilling that role."
By Mickey Edwards | March 19, 2010; 2:19 PM ET | Comments (0)
Health-care has been an unnecessarily difficult struggle, providing fodder for Obama's opponents as the midterm elections draw nearer.
By Yash Gupta | March 18, 2010; 2:44 PM ET | Comments (2)
Facts are important, but knowing what they mean is priceless. Obama's lowest grade comes in his management of health care's 'meaning.'
By Katherine Tyler Scott | March 18, 2010; 2:29 PM ET | Comments (0)
Our political system, not just our president, has failed to provide a platform for understanding on which we could all gather.
By Alaina Love | March 18, 2010; 11:36 AM ET | Comments (1)
Members from both parties have failed to put the nation's interests above their own political needs or aspirations.
By Scott DeRue | March 18, 2010; 10:47 AM ET | Comments (1)
If Congress does pass health-care reform, the bill's eventual implementation will be fraught with more partisan bickering. That is the price of unclear leadership from the top.
By John Baldoni | March 18, 2010; 10:36 AM ET | Comments (1)
By handing away the leadership to a Senate that lacked bipartisan leaders, Obama lost the momentum he had from his initial popularity.
By Michael Maccoby | March 18, 2010; 6:35 AM ET | Comments (1)
By aiming for unrealistic goals like bi-partisanship, Obama's initiative was more susceptible to failure and delays.
By Coro Fellows | March 18, 2010; 1:58 AM ET | Comments (4)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a huge mistake with the timing of the announcement of new settlements. The U.S. made a mistake taking the disagreement public.
By Robert Goodwin | March 17, 2010; 2:58 PM ET | Comments (4)
Unfortunately, the United States has developed a reputation for imposing its will on other nations.
By Scott DeRue | March 17, 2010; 11:39 AM ET | Comments (1)
Our ability to use toughness when necessary comes at a price: We must be consistent and patient, often a weakness in U.S. policy.
By Gen. Monty Meigs (Ret.) | March 17, 2010; 11:27 AM ET | Comments (0)
"The more that you have a servant perspective or a servant attitude then the more inclusion you have, the more respect for other people's ideas you'll seek to understand before you seek to be understood and the power of people pulling together."
By On Leadership video transcripts | March 17, 2010; 5:44 AM ET | Comments (0)
"So I said in my nicest way, 'Is there anything that's not going very well here, when we've lost 14 billion dollars?'"
By On Leadership video transcripts | March 17, 2010; 5:30 AM ET | Comments (0)
The message should be that we will always stand by our allies, but we will let them know when their behavior falls short of what we expect.
By Yash Gupta | March 16, 2010; 11:57 AM ET | Comments (25)
Swaggering after years of economic growth and its continued emergence as a world power, China may continue to be stubborn for years to come.
By Columbia University students | March 16, 2010; 6:38 AM ET | Comments (5)
There is no uniform salve for the United State's increasingly difficult international relations; the carrot and the stick are far too simple for these issues.
By Coro Fellows | March 16, 2010; 6:28 AM ET | Comments (4)
Can a woman coach men's varsity football? Absolutely. But every new leader needs something she may not be able to find: supportive peers.
By Lisa Larson | March 16, 2010; 6:14 AM ET | Comments (1)
Saying that leadership can be taught is not the same as saying that everyone can become a leader.
By Ed Ruggero | March 16, 2010; 5:54 AM ET | Comments (7)
If Obama's toughness appears autocratic, and if his patience suggests indecisiveness, his leadership will falter both at home and abroad.
By Michael Useem | March 16, 2010; 5:40 AM ET | Comments (3)
Though I don't often find myself quoting Henry Kissinger favorably, I think his long-held position on "grand" strategy is on the mark in this case.
By Howard Gardner | March 16, 2010; 5:35 AM ET | Comments (0)
President Obama doesn't have the authority to tell other sovereign countries what they should -- or should not -- believe.
By Marshall Goldsmith | March 16, 2010; 5:30 AM ET | Comments (0)