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....For starters, none of these crises had to happen! CEOs read history. They know the “why” of the steel industry reinventing itself in micro-mills, the Tylenol crisis story, what went wrong inside Enron. They put themselves into such stories to understand how success and failure happened and to test what they would do. The point: crises will happen — prevent as many as you can. There was trouble afoot in Benghazi; 9-11 coming up prompted caution. A CEO would have said to his NSC chief: “No incidents on the anniversary.”The activity of lower level IRS agents was known by people one degree away from the president. An executive office staff that saw their boss as vulnerable, as every CEO is, would have made sure that he was aware and prompted an early and public intervention.....http://www.forbes.com/sites/carlschramm/2013/05/24/barack-obamas-scandals-confirm-that-hes-not-a-ceo/