Bill Clinton's Emotional Intelligence Essay

2096 Words Apr 9th, 2014 9 Pages


Jim Whaler

Florida State University

Management 605, Section 1
Dr. Jane Bagley
November 3, 2011

Bill Clinton was a President that did not allow anyone to tell him something could not be done. If this President found that something could not be completed, he would go as far as possible and then start on the next agenda on the list. He was a well organized President with people in his cabinet that admired this ability. President Bill Clinton changed the entire ambiance of the country with his command of emotional intelligence. When the country was torn on issues, he would find a way to bring people together and solve the
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John’s Catholic Elementary School, Ramble Elementary School, and Hot Springs High School. It was during his attendance of Hot Springs High School that his leadership potential began to highly shine. Clinton’s next undertaking was his college years where he attended Georgetown University, with an opportunity to intern for Arkansas Senator J. William Fulbright. After winning a Rhodes scholarship, upon graduation from Georgetown University, he attended University College, Oxford, and eventually graduated from Yale University with a law degree. The graduation from law school was the entrance to a new era of politics that many have witnessed in the past years of the Clinton presidency (Miller Center, 2011).
Bill Clinton climbed to his presidency by first being a law professor at the University of Arkansas, and thereafter successfully being elected as Arkansas Attorney General. Two years later Clinton was elected Governor of Arkansas. Between nineteen seventy eight and two thousand two Clinton made many of the right moves to becoming President of the United States on January twentieth, nineteen ninety three. President Clinton encountered many incidents—as president--that taxed his strength in emotion intelligence. The public, which was his most caustic judge, observed a very calm and collected man, toward any of the problems that he faced. For example, during the years of the Bosnia occupation many American

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