Bimbo Banter

Be As Good As This

  • Leadership
  • January 15, 2015
  • by Merrie Spaeth

You may know I worked for President Reagan but this week I give my commendations to President Obama, regardless of how I feel about his policies.

The president does a superb job of talking to each one of us individually in his latest POV video on broadband speeds. (He also gives a great shout-out to Chattanooga, where Emily and Jane will be headed next week!)

As a message to all presidential candidates:  if you're not as good as this, you're not going anywhere. Business leaders should also take note because this is what people are seeing--and what they expect from you.

You May Also Like


A CEO’s Survival Guide

The Wall Street Journal just savaged GE’s new CEO, Larry Culp. Many of their criticisms are unfair but reporter John Stoll’s column provides an excellent coaching tool for communication staff. Culp went on CNBC, and the company stock… more 

Memphis skyline from the air

Believe in Memphis

Sometimes you get to see the heart and soul of a city. Yesterday was one of those times for anyone at the memorial service in Memphis for a man named Phil Trenary. Phil was the former CEO of… more 


Why Presentation Skills Training Will Elevate Your Everyday

We’ve just wrapped a week of a two-part series of Persuasive Presentation SkillsSM trainings in the UK. While many of our clients come to us seeking a specific need (“I have a speech coming up”), an increasing amount… more 

Back to Top