Lessons from Obama – #1 ‘Downtime’

This week Michael Pain is sharing some of the top leadership ‘takeaways’ from Barack Obama’s long awaited autobiography ‘A Promised Land‘. Here’s the first

1. If the President can find ‘down time’, so can you

Barack Obama rose to the Presidency just in time to guide his country through the great financial crash of 2008; a period of economic calamity not seen for generations. Yet, despite this and being the Commander in Chief of the world’s most powerful country, he still made time to eat with his wife and children on most evenings. In the autobiography, he says:

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