His CEO leadership style is reassuring. His moments of glorious goofiness, dancing with transvestites and doing the occasional face plant when exiting a stage, have made him seem endearingly human in contrast with Helen Clark's austere aloofness of the previous decade.
Helen exercised highly centralised power. She had a cabinet of one.
Monday, March 2, 2009
The Monday Quote - 2/3/2009
OK, it's a new month, and regular commenter pdm has gently chided us for the absence of the Monday Quote. We've done the sackcloth and ashes thing, and promised to be more diligent in future! So here it is - this gem from Bill Ralston ( a MQ fave because he's always quotable!) in his Herald on Sunday column yesterday, talking about PM John Key (and his predecessor):