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How President Obama Should Choose His Leadership Team
Re: Nancy Koehn
Barack Obama is once again the president of the United States. The first thing he should do is pick leadership team — carefully. "No other action will have a larger impact on his ability to meet the huge, immediate challenges facing the U.S.," says Claudio FernÃ¡ndez-ArÃ¡oz, the author of Great People Decisions. I interviewed FernÃ¡ndez-ArÃ¡oz and Harvard Business School professor Nancy Koehn about why the right group of advisers is important for the president and what pitfalls he should look out for when shuffling his cabinet.