The theme of October 2016 Newsletter October 2016 Newsletter is:

Hillary Clinton, Democrat, an effective global leader as President of the United States

Germain Dufour
Global Community


It is important to identify what makes a leader great. This paper covers relevant results of the Gobal Community behavioral survey of leadership in the business world and public political arena. Because of the United States presidential election early in November, much attention will be given to the candidates now campaigning to become leader of the free world. Hillary Clinton for President of the United States

Survey results show that Hillary Clinton, a Democrat, is being targeted by her rival from the adverse Party, the Republican Party, with words of gender prejudice and male chauvinism. Her rival is also showing signs of xenophobia concerning the issue of illegal immigration from Mexico to the United States, signs of discrimination against Muslims and Middle Eastern people, and signs of racial segregation against the Coloured people. When her rival started to lose badly in the polls, he began his narrowmindedness war of sexism words against Hillary.

This is a reflection of the reason why few women made it to the top positions in the United States, business and public domain alike. Her rival to the presidency is a typical Republican with a mind-set for unfair false accusations and abuses creating social undermining with the intend to influence evaluations of Hillary and prevent her from achieving her goals of becoming the Leader and Commander of the Free World. While women were historically viewed and stereotyped as emotional leaders by men, the truth is that they are just passionate explorers in pursuit of excellence. When women leaders are not satisfied with the status quo, they will want to make things better. These women leaders get things done and avoid procrastination.

While the tide is changing and more women in America and around the world are being elevated into leadership roles, there is still much work to do. As of year 2016, there were only 25 female elected presidents and prime ministers in power around the globe. In the business world, women currently hold only 7.3 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions and about the same percentage of Fortune 1000 CEO positions.

As women advance on their upward course in the business world and public arena, they have yet to be fully appreciated for the unique qualities and abilities they bring to the workplace and political sphere.

Women are usually the ones to secure the foundational roots of the family and to protect family and cultural traditions from being unsettled. They provide the leadership within the home and in the workplace to assure that legacies remain strong by being approved and reinforced with recognition.

As one of the most successful woman leaders of the United States, Hillary is a respectable believer in team building and the enforcement of mission, goals and values to assure that everyone is on the same page with like intentions. This secures a sense of continuity making it easier for everyone to have each other’s backs.  No wonder women in the world are assuming more management and leadership roles in family owned businesses.

The most realistic leaders are the most successful.   These are the leaders that do not play games nor exercise power plays.  They wear their intentions on their sleeves and make their expectations clear.  Down-to-earth leaders are consistent, embrace diversity and encourage their people to share their ideas and ideals.  They encourage an entrepreneurial attitude, and that is valuable for creating new businesses and employment in America.

Hillary enjoys cultivating relationships that are purposeful, genuine and meaningful. She focus on growing healthy, long-lasting relationships. She will not quit. She thrives at creating and sustaining momentum for both herself and others. She is experienced and skilled at facilitating connection points between people, resources and relationships.  This is why women are such effective and efficient leaders.  They do not waste time and can quickly identify areas to consolidate, organize and strengthen business outcomes.  Their attention to detail is uncanny and their ability to track, evaluate and manage change is impressive.  They aim to assure the betterment of a healthier whole.

Women seek to give to others but also to their communities. Most non-profits are run by women. Women enjoy living their lives through a cause that serves the advancement and acceleration of societal needs.  This is why in the workplace women are great at inspiring and lifting those around them.  And this is why most women leaders are such excellent long-term strategic thinkers.  They are less inclined to rally behind a short-term strategy if a more sustainable approach can be executed.

Additionally, women are socially conscious leaders that serve to cultivate innovation and initiative for both themselves and others.  No wonder the fastest growing sector of small business owners in America are lead by women.

In the end, women are more naturally inclined to represent the immigrant perspective on business leadership.  Like the immigrant, they are wired to survive and thrive in fast-changing times like today.


Hillary Clinton, Democrat, an effective global leader as President of the United States

Hillary Diane Clinton was born Hillary Diane Rodham on October 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. She was raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, a picturesque suburb located 15 miles northwest of downtown Chicago.

Hillary Rodham was the eldest daughter of Hugh Rodham, a prosperous fabric store owner, and Dorothy Emma Howell Rodham; she has two younger brothers, Hugh Jr. (born 1950) and Anthony (born 1954).

As a woman leader, Hillary has always enjoyed a new enterprise and search for meaning and purpose from each circumstance she faced and opportunity she is given. She likes to understand the connectivity of thoughts, and how they work or why they do not. She wants all the facts and figures before making important decisions.

As a woman leader, Hillary does not believe in favors; she earns respect and truly believe she can influence others and help their own advancement by serving them. Being an accomplish team player, she also seeks to prove her value and self-worth by exceeding performance expectations. Looking for respect more than recognition, she does not seek to become the star of the moment but rather she enables others to create a great outcome. In other words, being in the spotlight is not what drives her, but rather it is the ability to influence positive outcomes with maximum impact.

Hillary is a gifted politician who can always perceive the current mood of the nation. She has the ability to listen.

Leaders who solve problems with clarity are extremely effective.  Hillary is an effective leader who empowers others to make suggestions and recommendations.    She is a master at conflict management and is eloquent in addressing problems and getting others involved to find immediate resolution. She is methodical in how she break down conflict into manageable parts.  She views conflict as an opportunity to build new relationships.

Hillary is a strong-willed, hardworking and purpose-driven woman. She was blessed with natural leadership skills and with woman’s instincts and emotional intelligence off the chart. She can seamlessly manage crisis and change, sensing and neutralizing any signs of danger well before it invades public security and safety. She embraces traditions even as we adapt to changing times.

Hillary is a woman that has mastered multi-tasks and is highly collaborative although not afraid to get territorial to protect America and its citizens.

She wants to make new discoveries or solve for problems where others have failed. She will not stop until the job gets done.

Whether at home or at work, as a woman Hillary is often the glue that keeps things together, and that is why she represents great leadership for America’s future.  When she senses growing tensions that can lead to potential problems or inefficiencies, she takes charge before circumstances force their hand.

Hillary is a knowledge seeker. She is not afraid to ask questions when given a safe platform to express herself and is more inspired to adopt new ideas and ideals.  People around her enjoy her style of teamwork in collaborative, group-think environments.Though extremely curious, her enthusiasm for knowledge and finding solutions to problems often balanced with a bit of skepticism. She will not be fooled or taken advantage of. Throughout her life, as a leader, she needed to trust a person before she endorsed what that person had to say. She wanted to know that there is legitimacy behind the opportunity. And she wanted things to be authentic yet productive.

As a young woman, Hillary was inspired to work in some form of public service after hearing a speech in Chicago by the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., and became a Democrat in 1968.

Hillary attended Wellesley College, where she was active in student politics and elected senior class president before graduating in 1969. She then attended Yale Law School, where she met Bill Clinton. Graduating with honors in 1973, she went on to enroll at Yale Child Study Center, where she took courses on children and medicine and completed one post-graduate year of study.

Hillary worked at various jobs during her summers as a college student. In 1971, she first came to Washington, D.C. to work on U.S. Senator Walter Mondale's sub-committee on migrant workers. In the summer of 1972, she worked in the western states for the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern.

In the spring of 1974, Hillary became a member of the presidential impeachment inquiry staff, advising the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives during the Watergate Scandal.

After President Richard M. Nixon resigned in August, she became a faculty member of the University of Arkansas Law School in Fayetteville, where her Yale Law School classmate and boyfriend Bill Clinton was teaching as well.

Hillary Rodham married Bill Clinton on October 11, 1975, at their home in Fayetteville. Before he proposed marriage, Clinton had secretly purchased a small house that she liked. When he proposed marriage to her and she accepted, he revealed that they owned the house. Their daughter, Chelsea Victoria, was born on February 27, 1980.

In 1976, Hillary worked on Jimmy Carter's successful campaign for president while husband Bill was elected attorney general. Bill Clinton was elected governor in 1978 at age 32, lost reelection in 1980, but came back to win in 1982, 1984, 1986 (when the term of office was expanded from two to four years) and 1990.

Hillary joined the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock and, in 1977, was appointed to part-time chairman of the Legal Services Corporation by President Carter. As first lady of the state for a dozen years (1979-1981, 1983-1992), she chaired the Arkansas Educational Standards Committee, co-founded the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, and served on the boards of the Arkansas Children's Hospital, Arkansas Legal Services and the Children's Defense Fund. She also served on the boards of TCBY and Wal-Mart.

In 1988 and 1991, The National Law Journal named her one of the 100 most powerful lawyers in America.

During Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign, Hillary emerged as a dynamic and valued partner of her husband, and as President he named her to head the Task Force on National Health Reform (1993).

With her husband limited to two terms in the White House, Hillary decided she would seek the U.S. Senate seat from New York held by Daniel Patrick Moynihan. He was retiring after four terms. Despite early problems and charges of carpetbagging, Hillary beat popular Republican Rick Lazio by a surprisingly wide margin: 55 percent to 43 percent. Hillary became the first wife of a President to seek and win public office and the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate from New York. She easily won reelection in November 2006.

In early 2007, Hillary announced her plans to strive for another first—to be the first female President. During the 2008 Democratic primaries, Senator Hillary Clinton conceded the nomination when it became apparent that nominee Barack Obama held a majority of the delegate vote. When Hillary suspended her campaign, she made a speech to her supporters. "Although we were not able to shatter that highest and hardest glass ceiling this time, thanks to you it has 18 million cracks in it," she said, "and the light is shining through like never before, filling us all with the hope and the sure knowledge that the path will be a little easier next time, and we are going to keep working to make it so, today keep with me and stand for me, we still have so much to do together, we made history, and lets make some more."

Shortly after winning the U.S. presidential election, Obama nominated Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. She accepted the nomination and was officially approved as the 67th U.S. Secretary of State by the Senate on January 21, 2009.

Communication helps break down departmental silos and creates interdependency between people. As Secretary of State, being a strong communicator across all levels of the government, Hillary earned trust quickly and got to know everyone. Most importantly, Hillary quickly earned trust from colleagues to inspire the team unity and collaboration that was centered on the fundamental principles of loyalty, communication and transparency.

Not all human beings are the same. Different people have different cultural perspectives, language barriers, different educational backgrounds, personality traits and varying value systems with which individuals come pre-conditioned that greatly affects how information is processed and interpreted. Some people work well under pressure, others do not. In order to optimize her effectiveness as a leader, Hillary has the ability to customize her approach on a person by person basis, based on the situation at hand. Her lifetime experience working for the nation helped her to lead and manage this important position as Secretary of State.

During her term, Hillary used her position to make women's rights and human rights a central talking point of U.S. initiatives. She became one of the most traveled Secretary of State in American history, and promoted the use of social media to convey the nation's positions. She also led U.S. diplomatic efforts in connection to the Arab Spring and military intervention in Libya.

In 2010 Hillary 's daughter Chelsea married former Goldman Sachs investment banker and current hedge fund manager Marc Mezvinksy.

The State Department, under Hillary 's leadership, came under investigation after a deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, killed U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others on September 11, 2012.

In May 2014, the House Select Committee on Benghazi, chaired by Representative Trey Gowdy from South Carolina, was created to investigate the Benghazi attack. Hillary testified in front of the committee on October 22, 2015 in a nearly 11-hour hearing. The House Select Committee on Benghazi issued its final report on June 28, 2016. The just over 800-page report found no new evidence of wrongdoing on Hillary 's part, but was critical of "government agencies like the Defense Department, the Central Intelligence Agency and the State Department — and the officials who led them — for failing to grasp the acute security risks in the Libyan city, and especially for maintaining outposts in Benghazi that they could not protect," according to The New York Times.

The Democrats on the committee issued their own 339-page minority report that criticized Republicans for "one of the longest and most partisan congressional investigations in history" that took two years to complete and cost "$7 million in taxpayer funds."

"We have been hampered in our work by the ongoing Republican obsession with conspiracy theories that have no basis in reality," the minority report stated. "Rather than reject these conspiracy theories in the absence of evidence — or in the face of hard facts — Select Committee Republicans embraced them and turned them into a political crusade."

On September 26, 2014, Hillary became a first-time grandmother when daughter Chelsea gave birth to Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Chelsea gave birth to her second child Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky on June 18, 2016.

Good Public leaders such as Hillary are experts at identifying the unique skill sets that lie within each and every one of us because she places an emphasis on individuality, one’s unique strengths, and she allows all Americans from coast to coast to have a voice that matters and is heard.   She allows Americans to discover and renew their own identity and assign them roles and responsibilities where their contributions to the nations's prosperity will enable them to make a difference in their communities.

As a public leader Hillary is unique because she consistently go out of her way to make citizens of the United States feel that they matter. She is a percipient leader and trust herself enough to appreciate the differences in others.

As a public leader Hillary is truly unique, and there is an identity and presence about her that helps her to stand out from the crowd.  She is the one that support American citizens in ways that her political opponent cannot do.   She has everyone backs and will always stand-up for Americans when times get tough.   She benefactors and champions people at work and help give them a platform to get discovered   and advance their careers.

Successful leaders are those who enjoy sharing their wisdom and secrets of success.   As such Hillary is a great teacher and a mentor.   Her storytelling abilities alone make her successful, and her leadership lessons she shares that people will come to appreciate because they carry the most weight and impact. Hillary will never advise people about something that she has never experienced firsthand herself.

Hillary is a successful leader because she is a leader that give citizens the time that she does not always have.  She recognizes when Americans need attention, and then she will find a way to make the time to listen to concerns and provide insights to the situation at hand.

You know when a leader such as her political rival from the Republican Party that is simply going through the motions and growing complacent along the way.    He is not the one to give Americans his valuable time and making them feel valued and recognized.  Many times an employee or citizen just wants to know that a leader is paying attention to their work and acknowledging their efforts.

Hillary is a successful leader extremely well tuned to the public’s needs, the culture and the tone of the nation.   She can quickly connect the dots and is aware of the internal and external politics and tension points that are being dealt with by Americans each day.    Without notice, she will organize a special meeting to inspire and inform the nation that she is aware of the circumstances at hand and will attempt to lighten the mood with spontaneous acts of kindness and an action plan of support. Hillary makes you feel that you are never alone, and that she is willing to fight the fight with you at all times.    Citizens that are led by a leader like Hillary are the most valued and fulfilled in their jobs because they feel a layer of security that looms over their tireless efforts.

As a leader Hillary realizes that pleasing all of the people all of the time is not possible. A leader must be practical in decisions made seeking a majority, perceptive enough to realize when the majority is right and strong enough to take action without the support of the majority when the majority is wrong. At the same time she is strong enough to stand by her convictions and accept the criticisms, valid and invalid.

As a leader Hillary can not tackle most leadership jobs alone. She can motivate followers to become involved in getting the job done. She can trust other people to get a job done and is able to delegate her power to trustworthy and responsible people. She has the ability to network, to build linkages of friends and colleagues that may be able to provide needed assistance at some future time.

Hillary is a good leader because throughout her career in serving the public she has shown an exemplary character trustworthy to lead others, and has been known to live a life with honesty and integrity.

In June 2014, Hillary released Hard Choices, a memoir published by Simon & Schuster, which rose to number one on the New York Times Best Seller list. HRC on Writing Hard Choices (TV-14; 3:40) Hillary Clinton describes writing her 2014 memoir Hard Choices and reveals personal moments she experienced while she was Secretary of State. (Video courtesy of Simon & Schuster)

The following year in early March 2015, Hillary faced controversy and criticism when it was revealed that she had used her personal email address to handle official governmental business during her time as Secretary of State. In a news conference held at the United Nations, speaking initially on gender equality and the political situation in Iran, Hillary stated that she had utilized her personal email for convenience as allowed by state department protocol. She later turned over all governmental correspondence to the Obama administration while deleting messages that could be construed as personal.

 Hillary is an effective, credible and authentic leader.   She always follow-up, is true to her word, has a proven track record, and has a reputation of getting things done. Over time in serving the public, she has earned respect through performance.   She drived  business results, and served as mentor and sponsor  who help teach others how to do the same.   She has been and will continue to be a high-performance leader who gets her hands dirty and was never afraid of rolling up her sleeves.  She gets in the game and remain active.     

After much speculation and assumptions over whether Hillary would run for the U.S. presidency, her plans were made official in the spring of 2015. On April 12, Hillary 's campaign chairperson John D. Podesta announced via email that the former Secretary of State was entering the race to secure the Democratic presidential nomination for the 2016 elections. This was immediately followed by an online campaign clip, with Hillary herself announcing that she is running for President at the end of the video.

On her campaign site, Hillary discusses a wide variety of issues she believes in, among them: lowering student debt, criminal justice reform, campaign finance reform, improving the healthcare coverage and costs of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), and women's rights.

However, she is also known for changing her stances on various hot button issues such as gay marriage (she now supports it) and trade deals (e.g. she is now against the Trans Pacific Partnership). In regard to the environment, Hillary has a plan to combat climate change. She is also in support of the death penalty but claims it should only be implemented in exceptional cases.

In May 2016 the State Department issued a statement regarding Hillary 's ongoing email scandal, in which she exclusively used a private server while Secretary of State. The department criticized her for not seeking permission to use the server and also stated it would not have approved it if she had.

The 79-page report, along with a separate FBI investigation and other legal matters that involve her private email account, has exacerbated Hillary 's controversial political reputation and been fodder for Republican officials.

After a year-long F.B.I. investigation of Hillary ’s email practices while she was Secretary of State, F.B.I. Director James B. Comey announced on July 5, 2016, that the agency would not recommend criminal charges against Hillary . “Our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case,” Comey said at a news conference. He added: ”Although we did not find clear evidence that Secretary Hillary Clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of the classified information, there is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information."

The following day Attorney General Loretta Lynch released a statement saying that she would accept the F.B.I.’s recommendation and Hillary would not be charged in the case. “Late this afternoon, I met with F.B.I. Director James Comey and career prosecutors and agents who conducted the investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email system during her time as Secretary of State,” Lynch wrote in the statement. “I received and accepted their unanimous recommendation that the thorough, year-long investigation be closed and that no charges be brought against any individuals within the scope of the investigation.”

On June 6, 2016 Hillary was hailed as the presumptive presidential nominee for the Democratic Party and the first woman in the United States' 240-year history "to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party," according to the Associated Press. The assessment was based on Hillary winning the support of a combination of pledged delegates and superdelegates needed to win the nomination.

Hillary is a leader who strives to have an impact that is bigger than just herself for all the right reasons.   She will always leave an unforgettable impression and have long-lasting influence worldwide.

On June 7th, the night of the final Super Tuesday primary, Hillary delivered a speech from the Brooklyn Navy Yard, acknowledging the historic achievement. It was eight years to the day since she had conceded her loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential race.

“Tonight’s victory is not about one person,” Hillary told a crowd of supporters. ”It belongs to generations of women and men who struggled and sacrificed and made this moment possible. In our nation, it started right here in New York, a place called Seneca Falls in 1848 where a small but determined group of women and men came together with the idea that women deserved equal rights and they set it forth in something called the Declaration of Sentiments and it was the first time in human history that that kind of declaration occurred. So we all owe so much to those who came before and tonight belongs to all of you.”

Because she values time and money, Hillary will often tackle risk head-on in order to get to the root cause of a problem and to solve for it. She will not allow her ego to stand in the way of good business because her temperament leads her of getting things done for the betterment of people, of Americans first.

As a woman Hillary sees opportunity in everything and everyone: their neighbors, friends, family, strategic partners, business associates, etc. She has the ability to see opportunity and give her ideas life and inspire others to do the same. She is reinventing America’s enterprises and trade. Watch out Wall Street! Her inherent ability to be creative allows for the discovery of opportunities that most miss.

Hillary is a great leader because of her outstanding quality at thoughtful strategic planning. She has the ability to look ahead with vision, and anticipate trends with some accuracy where the industry and the markets are going. Because of increasing global competitiveness, only Hillary foresight can gain the first mover advantage.

Hillary has a circular vision that enables her to be a well-rounded person. She can deal with local and global issues that are of prime importance to America and then easily switch gears to express a sound perspective on what is taking place on Wall Street.  As a leader seeking a chance to be significant, Hillary sees the world through a lens of opportunity; she is especially in search of those opportunities previously unseen.

Great leaders have vision. Hillary has a clear vision of what she wants to accomplish as President of the United States of America. This quality separates her from her rival to the presidency. Having a clear vision has made her a special type of person. This quality of vision changes her into a transformational leader.

Hillary is a woman that exhibits more transformational leadership, has served as an effective role model to develop the skills of others and motivate followers to go above and beyond the call of their individual positions. She is inspirational and listen to her followers and stimulate them to think "outside the box". She is a strong and effective leader, and able to lead as President of the United States and being a significant economic engine for America. She has superior time management, planning and budgeting skills. Her experience and leadership qualities would perform well in the industries that make the American economy run, such as finance, manufacturing, technology, agriculture, and energy.

Hillary is the more realistic leader to the presidency of the United States. Over time, in the public arena, she has learned how to listen, and admit that she does not know all the answers. She reveals the attitude that she can learn from anyone at any time. Her pride does not get in the way of gathering the information she needs to achieve the best results. Humility allows her to acknowledge her mistakes. She is a great leader because she is strong and decisive but also humble. Humility does not mean that she is weak or unsure of herself. It means that she has the self-confidence and self-awareness to recognize the value of others without feeling threatened. It means that she is willing to admit she could be wrong, that she recognizes she may not have all the answers. And it means that she gives credit where credit is due. And that is a character trait entirely opposite to her political rival from the Republican Party whose temper is such that he himself and by himself can run the nation without any help. He is very dangerous, unpredictable, unreliable, unstable, untrustworthy, and wild.

Hillary also acknowledged the impact of her Democratic opponent Bernie Sanders’ campaign: “I want to congratulate Senator Sanders for the extraordinary campaign he has run. He’s excited millions of voters, especially young people. And let there be no mistake: Senator Sanders, his campaign, and the vigorous debate that we’ve had—about how to raise incomes, reduce inequality, increase upward mobility—have been very good for the Democratic Party and for America.”

She also addressed the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, whom she called “temperamentally unfit to be President and Commander-in-Chief.” “He’s not just trying to build a wall between America and Mexico; he’s trying to wall off Americans from each other,” she said. “When he says, ‘Let’s make America great again,’ that is code for ‘Let’s take America backwards.’ Back to a time when opportunity and dignity were reserved for some, not all.”

The only reason why Hillary, a Democrat, has been in the public domain most of her life is because she believes leadership should be for the benefit of the people, for Americans. On the other hand her rival with the Republican Party is distrusted today because of his self-serving temperament, distorted character, and frame of mind primarily interested in his own benefits. Republican control Congress and Senate are seen as a "good old boys' club" with high salaries and deluxe and luscious benefits; not at all like the citizen-legislators which the founding fathers had in mind. Both Houses need to change to Democratic leadership because Republicans no longer have the vision of the founding fathers and are driving the nation, all Americans, and others in the world, to bankruptcy and war.

As a leader of the nation, Hillary can maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around her. She stays focused on her past successes in the public life rather than her past failures, and on the next action steps she needs to take to get her closer to the fulfillment of her goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to her. She always focus on the needs of the nation, the outlook and standing. She focus on results, on what must be achieved by the nation. Her ability as a leader to call the shots and make sure that everyone is focused and concentrated on the most valuable use of their time is essential to the excellent performance of the government.

Her ability to get everyone working and pulling together is essential to her success as the head of government. Her leadership as President at the White House is needed to get people to work for her because they want to. She has the ability to select people and then work well with them on a daily basis so as to assure the smooth functioning of the government.

Hillary personalized her rhetoric when she spoke about her mother Dorothy, “the biggest influence in her life,” who died in 2011: "This past Saturday would have been her 97th birthday. She was born on June 4th, 1919 and some of you may know the significance of that date. On the very day my mother was born in Chicago, Congress was passing the 19th amendment to the constitution. That amendment finally gave women the right to vote. And I really wish my mother could be here tonight . . .I wish she could see her daughter become the Democratic party's nominee."

On July 12, 2016, just two weeks before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. "This campaign is not really about Hillary, or Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders, or any other candidate who sought the presidency," Sanders told the crowd. "This campaign is about the needs of the American people and addressing the very serious crises that we face . . . And there is no doubt in my mind that, as we head into November, Hillary Clinton is far and away the best candidate to do that."

He added: "I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next President of the United States."

Hillary acknowledged the contribution Sanders and his supporters made to the presidential race and the political process. "Senator Sanders has brought people off the sidelines and into the political process," she said. "He has energized and inspired a generation of young people who care deeply about our nation. To everyone here and everyone cross the nation who poured your heart and soul into Senator Sanders' campaign: Thank you."

"We are joining forces to defeat Donald Trump," she added. "I can't help but say how much more enjoyable this election is going to be when we are on the same side. You know what? We are stronger together."

Over time in the public arena, and as a leader, Hillary has learned how important to think outside the box. When leading a team through uncharted waters, there is no roadmap on what to do. Everything is uncertain, and the higher the risk, the higher the pressure. That is where her natural intuition has to kick in. Guiding her team through the process of day-to-day tasks can be executed with perfect harmony. But when something unexpected occurs, or she is thrown into a new scenario, her team will look to her for guidance. Drawing on past experience is a good reflex. Eventually though, the tough decisions will be up to her to decide, and she will need to depend on her gut instinct for answers. Learning to trust herself is as important as her team learning to trust her.

On July 22, 2016, Hillary announced via text message to her supporters that she had selected Tim Kaine, a Virginia senator and former Virginia governor and mayor, as her vice presidential running mate. She also tweeted the announcement.

As a woman leader, Hillary is conscious of survival, renewal and reinvention. She has strength of character, courage, and strong determination, and not afraid to fight for what she believes in and seizes an opportunity to achieve something of significance. Optimism is her mindset because she sees opportunity in the business world others do not see. She truly believes in what she stands for, but that does not mean she will not put her ideas and ideals to the test. For her, doing more with less is simply a matter of knowing how to strategically activate those around her.

Hillary received an array of support from political allies, delegates, celebrities and everyday citizens in a series of convention speeches, including Barack and Michelle Obama, actresses Meryl Streep and Elizabeth Banks and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg. After being introduced by daughter Chelsea, Hillary officially accepted her party's nomination for President, a historic achievement for women in the U.S., and then delineate aspects of her platform and national vision.

Globally women are among the most talented and respected leaders in the organizations with which they work. They build better teams; they tend to be able to combine intuitive and logical thinking more seamlessly; and they think more accurately about the resources needed to accomplish a given outcome.

Hillary is sceptical of hierarchies and surprisingly disdainful of the perks and privileges that distinguish hierarchical leaders and establish their place in the pecking order. She has always preferred leading from the centre rather than the top. She was blessed with the leadership qualities that are associated with success.

As many other women in the world, Hillary is reshaping the landscape of business. She is naturally wired to think, act and innovate like immigrants. And that is scaring her political rival for the presidency because of his gender prejudice and male chauvinism, and because he is  showing signs of xenophobia concerning the issue of illegal immigration from Mexico to the United States, signs of discrimination against Muslims and Middle Eastern people, and signs of racial segregation against the Coloured people. Women, more than men, have the ability to see what others do not, do what others will not, and keep pushing their ideas and ideals when prudence says give up.

Hillary is a leader who does not take people for granted. Unlike her political rival from the Republican Party who, in business,  instead of coaching employees up and taking the time to find ways to help them improve, he would rather assume an arms-length relationship that lacks real purpose and intention, and would close down his businesses without caring for the families working for him and now out on the street because of his greeded business handling.   This creates an environment of distrust in the business and high levels of anxiety, and a mutual relationship of disconnect and dissatisfaction toward a man applying to the highest responsibility and public job in the United States: the presidency.

A very important quality for someone claiming to be President of the United States is learning how to be politically and authentically correct.   This means Hillary must always continue to be mindful of doing the right thing and at times making trade-offs in order to be given new opportunities and have greater influence down the road. She is an effective leader who exercises good judgment and knows how to pick and choose her battles.  As President, she will be supporting her team at the White House and believes in consensus-building methods to create harmony, especially when there are many egos involved. 

Hillary has high standards and her attention to detail makes it difficult for others to cut corners or abuse any special privileges. She is a woman leader with a nurturing nature and as such she is a good listener and excellent networkers. She enjoys creating ecosystems and supports a symbiotical leadership style that connects and integrates the thinking and ideas of others; perhaps this is what consolidates the size of an opportunity and its speed in execution to create a larger sphere of influence and overall impact.  As a woman, Hillary does not have to be right all the time and that makes her a good consensus builder, and she will more likely enjoy participating in a team environment as President at the White House making everyone from all political factions express their opinions and recommendations.

She is an excellent collaborative leader not afraid of trial and error as long as they continue to build the resource infrastructure around herself that gets her closer towards accomplishing her goals. Yet, without enough of the right resources around her, she will not risk the outcome. She knows the resources she needs to get the job done right and would rather be patient than foolish. And that is contrary to her political rival from the Republican Party who has made allegiance with dangerous contradiction, inconsistency and deviation from the real world.

Hillary is a leader who will always be most grateful for your hard work and efforts. When you feel genuinely appreciated and not taken for granted, then those are the times you feel that the 60+ hour work weeks are worth it. Her political rival for President of the United States from the Republican Party did not hesitate to shut down his business and putting thousand of employees out of work. That is not what Hillary Clinton, a Democrat, will do as President. As leader of the greatest nation on the planet, she will appreciate the work of Americans, especially in today’s unemployment world – where many employers remind their employees that they are fortunate just to have a job.     When a leader is self-absorbed and greeded such as what her political rival as been doing with his businesses over the past decades, they tend to forget about the efforts of others.   This is when top-talent is lost and the efforts of others begin to die away.   When leaders value and respect their employees and citizens, retention will remain strong and people will work harder, with a greater sense of purpose, and with a passionate pursuit of excellence.

Hillary is a leader that lead to leave a legacy.  She knows that success comes most to those who are surrounded by people who want their success to continue.   Leaders that are in it for the betterment of a healthier nation are rarely forgotten.  She will leave  something that is of everlasting significance and the mark she has created will continue to grow and foster. People respect her legacy now enough to sustain it and let it grow even better when President. Her legacy will then become an embedded part of the American culture, brand and history.