November 8th is a day that several people are looking forward to. People may see it as the day to fulfill their civic duty or to make a stand for what and who they believe in. They may just see it as the day when the negative media ads will end or as a day they are off from work. Regardless, it’s Election Day. It’s a day when we get to elect a new president to run our country.
Being in the business of selection, we posed the following questions:
What does it take to be president of a country?
Do our current candidates embody some of these traits and skills?
A president or CEO of any business has a lot of responsibility and the decisions they make can shape the direction of the company. The same can be said for the President of the United States. Scary, right? Well, in reviewing several decades of leadership research, we know that high-level leaders need to embody the following broad skill sets: