HOW CAN ONE STRIVE TO BE A LEADER?
Today we continue our series on little known or remembered US Presidents with one of the great failures of the office, James Buchanan. He became the 15th President following Franklin Pierce who was not re-nominated after his only term as President. Buchanan defeated Republican John Fremont and No Nothing candidate (and former President) Millard Fillmore […]
In this episode of 12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership, Richard Lummis and myself consider what lessons might be learned from the presidency of Franklin Pierce, who succeeded Millard Fillmore to become our country’s 14th President. Pierce is universally rated as one of our worst Presidents, much worse than even the man he succeeded. However, even with that low rating on the Presidential scale, there are several lessons to be garnered in leadership from his Presidency.
In this episode of 12 O’Clock High, Richard Lummis and Tom Fox consider what leadership lessons might be learned from the presidency of Millard Fillmore the 13th President, who assumed the office upon the death of President Zachary Taylor in July 1850. In this episode, we focus on his short presidency.