Respected White House news columnist and author Helen Thomas has observed 60 years of United States Presidents in office, and offers the following advisement, detailed in the attached article. These leadership qualities are generic enough to be considered valuable in most civic leadership positions, including that of Pacifica City Council. This article follows the Michael Moore's comments about running for office, posted yesterday.
1. Brace yourself: The worst is yet to come
2. Forget your privacy: Your a public servant
3. Open up: The people have a right to know
4. Have courage: Even if it hurts
5. Give us vision: It's your legacy
Posted by Kathy Meeh