Archive: June 27, 2010 - July 3, 2010
How polished should a woman look to convey competence? What about open-toed shoes? Ruffles? Bold jewelry? Necklines? The choices - and perils - are boundless.
By Sharon Meers | July 2, 2010; 11:31 AM ET | Comments (25)
Where Washington, Adams, Franklin and Jefferson saw an oppressive British regime playing an increasingly disruptive role in their daily lives, the men and women railing against big government see an erosion of the very principles those luminaries fought to establish.
By Robert Goodwin | July 2, 2010; 6:33 AM ET | Comments (18)
Many of our Founding Fathers believed that we needed a strong central government as an integral part of the American experiment.
By Jon Cowan | July 2, 2010; 6:06 AM ET | Comments (5)
Our rebellious founding fathers were angry and fed up, but they provided leadership that galvanized a budding nation.
By West Point Cadets | July 1, 2010; 3:22 PM ET | Comments (68)
I wish the tea party's attitudes on issues of race and gender would progress as our national views have progressed since 1776.
By Kathryn Kolbert | July 1, 2010; 12:23 PM ET | Comments (7)
We revere the founders now and hold their Declaration up as an enduring document of great ideas--which it is--and a ringing sign of their unity--which it wasn't.
By Donald Kettl | July 1, 2010; 12:19 PM ET | Comments (3)
The revolution, at least until the outbreak of war, was largely decentralized; so is today's tea party movement. That is where the similarity ends.
By Mickey Edwards | July 1, 2010; 12:14 PM ET | Comments (4)
How Col. Joshua Chamberlain's creative command turned the tide of history at Little Round Top.
By On Leadership video transcripts | June 30, 2010; 1:10 PM ET | Comments (24)
If they choose an old geezer, let 'em.
By Ken Adelman | June 29, 2010; 5:03 PM ET | Comments (1)
Elected leaders don't decide for themselves when to step down.
By West Point Cadets | June 29, 2010; 10:38 AM ET | Comments (14)
In a democracy, the decisions of the voters, not arbitrary age limits, ought to control who serves in Congress.
By Kathryn Kolbert | June 29, 2010; 10:34 AM ET | Comments (4)
Senator Byrd, like Senator Thurmond ahead of him, served at least one full term too long, both for the institution and for their states, mostly as a result of ego and/or record seeking.
By Slade Gorton | June 29, 2010; 10:29 AM ET | Comments (7)
If we identify leadership capacities as the primary criteria for judging an individual's ability to lead, we would have far more age diversity in the workplace and in public life.
By Katherine Tyler Scott | June 28, 2010; 3:14 PM ET | Comments (1)
There should not be an age limit to leadership but there should be limits to service.
By John Baldoni | June 28, 2010; 3:08 PM ET | Comments (0)
With improvements in medical science and in health generally, we need to be flexible about retirement ages.
By Howard Gardner | June 28, 2010; 2:54 PM ET | Comments (0)