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Leadership via the Sunday NY Times (Nov. 2, 2008)

Here are some articles that we found interesting in today’s (Sunday, November 2, 2008) New York Times:

Sunday Magazine

The Way We Live Now  – House Divided? by MATT BAI – Why getting your way as president isn’t just a numbers game.

Stuart Levey’s War by ROBIN WRIGHT – How an unassuming Treasury under secretary is implementing innovative sanctions on Iran that could finally give Washington what it hasn’t had in Tehran in three decades: influence.

Education Life – In Class –Lessons on an Election by CLYDE HABERMAN – A course at Baruch College taught by Mario M. Cuomo, the former New York governor, is one of many around the nation incorporating the presidential election into curriculums.

Business -The Boss: At the Speed of Life by Scott Griffith, the chief executive of Zipcar, the car-sharing service based in Cambridge, Mass.

Automobiles – Executive Privilege, All Stretched Out and Armored by GREGG D. MERKSAMER -Since the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, presidential limousines have offered protection from attack amid the trappings of a luxury car.

Book Review

They Didn’t Name That Lake for Nothing by MAX BOOT a review of Champlain’s Dream by David Hackett Fischer – A new biography of the explorer Samuel de Champlain depicts him as the main reason for the success of French settlement.

Essay – How to Read Like a President by JON MEACHAM – You can tell a lot about a presidential candidate by the books he reads, or says he reads.

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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