The President’s speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this.
I believe that the capacity that any organisation needs is for leadership to appear anywhere it is needed, when it is needed.
There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle… There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender.
The next thing is: we can make IBM even better. We brought IBM back but we’re gunning for leadership.
I have spent a lifetime watching kids make mistakes because they were not trained or well led or properly motivated to do well. I never faulted the kids rather, I saw opportunity to train, to motivate, to improve leadership – not to punish the individual.