What is leadership? "An ideological construct deployed to legitimize power and domination in the state and the labor process," writes a law professor who was subjected to one of the most agonizing torments known to humankind: a weeklong corporate leadership training seminar.
The Republican presidential candidates and the far-right echo chamber have made "politically correct" an all-purpose dismissal for facts and opinions they don't want to hear.
America is the only democracy in the world where anyone can declare himself or herself a candidate for the presidency -- which makes it all the more important that we distinguish leaders from demagogues.
Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and nearly half of the country's top leadership perished in a Saturday morning plane crash in foggy western Russia.
The Political Wire's Taegan Goddard argues that Howard Dean and Harry Reid's big idea for settling the Democratic nomination should have Democrats worried about a lack of leadership in their party. Reid and Dean both have called for superdelegates to make a decision by early July -- a little under two months before the convention in Denver.
That's the conclusion of a career development expert with a new book about gay leadership in the workplace. He found "job engagement, job satisfaction and workplace morale among employees reporting to white-collar gay men to be upwards of 35% higher than nationally reported statistics."