Why does Tim Cook enjoy better approval ratings than Obama?

According to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook recently garnered a 99.1 percent investor approval rating. To America’s chief political executive President Obama, that level of quantified approbation might seem like a change he can’t believe in, seeing as his own recent ratings have been almost 50 percentage points lower than that. Specifically, an ABC poll conducted in mid-March 2013 placed Obama’s approval ratings at 50% — a number that is generally in sync with other recent polling data according to the University of Connecticut’s Roper Center. (more…)

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How to lead like Barack Obama

Barack Obama is one such leader, who has shrugged off the countless critics of his policies, beliefs, causes, and decisions because he is not a man who can be talked out of his ideals. He is one of the most honest and genuine politicians to enter the arena in decades, and while other experts might think that a relatively inexperienced politician would be crushed under the weight of party pressure and media attention, he has shown himself to be stronger and wiser than his years would hint. (more…)

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