Ulysses S. Grant – An Archetype of American Leadership

The United States midterm elections take place on Tuesday, November 6.  If you have not already done so, you should review the candidates appearing on your ballot at http://www.vote411.org.  This website provides useful summaries of platforms and policy positions, in addition to highlighting those candidates who do not even bother to answer simple questions (automatic…

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The Poet President – Character Traits for All Leaders

All presidents should be poets.  When Senegal elected its first president in September 1960, it did not select a military dictator or communist revolutionary.  Following centuries of European rule, Senegal elected a poet.  Léopold Sédar Senghor became Senegal’s first president after he successfully convinced President Charles de Gaulle of France to grant the country independence. …