Obama Optimism

Bennis, Warren
March 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p3
The author reflects on the need for U.S. President Barack Obama to restore the confidence and optimism of people plagued by wars and recession. He notes that the Obama administration can only undo the effects of former President George W. Bush's administration if it can reverse its opacity and restore transparency in the government. He adds that Obama should reach out to the world to solve shared problems such as global warming, nuclear containment and recession. He believes that experience does not guarantee that a candidate will have a good judgment.


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