The Grace Notes of Leadership

As I write, Mr. Obama has just finished delivering his first State of the Union Address.  We can debate the policies later, but for style, I felt he missed a key grace note of leadership.  Over and over he used the word “I”.  But the essential word of leadership is “we”.  Nothing is about me.  Everything is about us, the people, whom I, the leader, serve.

Clark Judge As Managing Director of the White House Writers Group, Clark Judge provides strategic communications counsel to clients in industries ranging from financial services to transportation to high technology.

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