Post Leadership: obama

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Is it okay for President Obama to skip some daily intelligence briefings? Share your thoughts

Is the president missing an opportunity to better understand intelligence issues? Or does it give him a way to lead efficiently while still getting the information he needs?

By Jena McGregor  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Michelle Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech: transcript and leadership analysis

Read the full transcript along with a leadership analysis of the mechanics at work in the first lady’s convention speech.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:49 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Why President Obama shouldn’t step down from the Boy Scouts

There’s one thing no one seems to be mentioning in this debate.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:12 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Why Bill Clinton is the best choice to nominate Obama at the convention

Having Clinton place Obama’s name in nomination at the Democratic National Convention isn’t traditional practice, but here’s why it makes sense.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Obama, Romney and how we talk about who built what

Obama, Romney and how we talk about who built what.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Of course Mitt Romney is considering a woman as his vice presidential candidate

This should not be news, people.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:35 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/28/2012

For Obama, after Supreme Court comes court of public opinion

President Obama’s challenge now is to hit the reset button on shaping public opinion of the health-care law. And it’s a tricky task.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/15/2012

In latest speech, President Obama gets back to leadership basics

What the DemocracyCorps memo was calling for—and how the president focused the majority of his speech—isn’t some act of political genius or strategic jujitsu. It is leadership, pure and simple.

By Jena McGregor  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Bill Clinton’s gaffes, and President Obama’s reliance

Obama needs people to speak on his behalf — but inevitably they will slip up.

By Jena McGregor  |  02:05 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 05/10/2012

President Obama’s same-sex marriage announcement: A leadership look

A key element of leadership: Raising one’s voice when, even if not the perfect moment, it still has the opportunity to make the biggest impact.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:22 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Obama’s speech on Republican budget raises question of presidential rhetoric

Obama’s fiery words are a sign we’re wading into the fighting days of the general election, and sets the president on a tricky high-wire.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:29 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Where Rush Limbaugh’s apology went wrong

When an apology doesn’t fit the offense, an action that should make things better can simply make things worse.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:03 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)