Lessons for Presidents & CEOs

Posted by Doug Davidoff

Apr 13, 2009 10:25:09 AM

Thomas Friedman had an excellent column on the lessons for presidents from Bill Clinton's pollster, Stan Greenberg.  Here's the most important insight:

The über-lesson for presidents? You can’t be too honest in describing big problems, too bold in offering big solutions, too humble in dealing with big missteps, too forward in re-telling your story, or too gutsy in speaking the previously unspeakable.

In today's environment, we should all cut this quote out and keep it in plain site.

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