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Leadership the Sunday NY Times (Nov. 9, 2008)

Here is a variety of articles that we found about leadership or of interest to leaders in today’s (Sunday, November 9, 2008) New York Times:

Front Page – An Artist in Exile Tests India’s Democratic Ideals by SOMINI SENGUPTA – A controversial artist’s case illustrates how freedom of expression has frequently come under fire in India.


Jobs – Preoccupations: Up the Ladder? How Dated, How Linear by CATHY BENKO – The face of the corporate work force has been transformed, partly by the presence of more women and aging baby boomers.

The Boss – Warming to a Life on Ice by GARY B. BETTMAN, the commissioner of the National Hockey League.


College Basketball – He Helped Elect a President; Now Comes a Harder Job by PETE THAMEL – Coach Craig Robinson, who assisted his brother-in-law Barack Obama’s bid for the presidency, can now devote all his energy to his first season at Oregon State.

Sports of the Times – The Great State of the N.B.A. Votes for Obama – by HARVEY ARATON – It wasn’t at all lost on N.B.A. Commissioner David Stern that on the day Barack Obama was elected he laced up his sneakers and went to shoot hoops.

Fashion & Styles Generation O Gets Its Hopes Up by DAMIEN CAVE – The election of a 47-year-old president may usher in the post-baby-boomer era.

Sunday Book Review

An Officer and a BulldogROBERT KAGAN reviews Carlo D’Este case for Winston Churchill as a military strategist. Warlord: A Life of Winston Churchill at War, 1874-1945

Children’s Books Fall Special Issue – The House on Pennsylvania Avenue by COKIE ROBERTS reviews Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out created by 108 writers and illustrators and the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance. Stories (some fictional, some not), poems, pictures and presidential musings about the White House, from more than 100 well-known authors and illustrators. 241 pp. Candlewick Press. (Ages 10 and up)

About the author

Peter A. Mello, Founder/Editor Founder of Weekly Leader and Sea-Fever Consulting, LLC, a leadership development and strategic communications consultancy. Previously, CEO of an international nonprofit organization and COO of a national insurance/risk management services firm. Peter has been leading people and managing organizations for over 30 years, writes a leadership column for MarineNews magazine and blogs about maritime culture at Sea-Fever. Follow him on Twitter.

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