Leadership styles, skills and abilities are all to prominent in the current political budget crisis. Watching the actions and efforts of John Boehner sheds light on the good, the bad and the ugly that occurs when the issues and the objectives are so complex. In many business situations, the top level leaders can act with courage and conviction and politics aren’t as influential. In the political arena this is not the case. The inability, or unwillingness, to have the courage to find a negotiated solution is missing from the issues at hand in Washington.
“The health of the U.S. economy depends on the legislative skill — and the courage — of Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio. It’s up to him to prevent a shutdown of the U.S. government at the end of this month and, a little later, the first-ever default …
Leadership is a critical factor in the difficult political times we live in today. Courage and conviction may be missing links in the battle with entrenched positions.
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