Leadership Lessons From Presidential Campaigns

American flag October 3, 2016 By: Ned Monroe, CAE

Watching the upcoming presidential election not only offers a glimpse on how the candidates will govern if elected, but it also provides association leaders with lessons and tactics that could benefit their members as well as their own leadership skills.

As the 2016 presidential election draws closer, many observers are focused on the daily maneuvers of the candidates in an effort to learn how they may govern and operate if elected. However, the campaign process can also teach association executives tactics that may be relevant to their jobs. What follows are eight leadership lessons to take away from the 2016 election season....