Campaign Inc. is the story of how leadership and organization propelled Barack Obama to the White House. As the 2008 Chief Operating Officer of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, author Henry De Sio was positioned to view this historic campaign as few others could. In this fascinating behind-the-scenes account, readers are whisked into national election headquarters in Chicago to glimpse the decision-making processes and myriad details critical to running a successful and innovative presidential campaign.
Just in time for the new presidential election season, Campaign Inc. is your insider's handbook for understanding the competitive dynamics of the campaign trail, while offering lessons in leadership and organization to innovators, executives, and entrepreneurs.
Henry F. De Sio, Jr., Addresses International Symposium on "Why Empathy Is As Important as Reading and Math" December 1, 2015
(Arlington, VA) - Henry F. De Sio, Jr., Global Chair for Framework Change at Ashoka; author of "Campaign, Inc: How Leadership and Organization Propelled Barack Obama to the White House" and former Deputy Assistant to President Obama recently served as the keynote speaker at the International Symposium on the "Transformative Nature of Education: Underpinning Social and Economic Transformation." It was hosted by the University of Tasmania in July 2015.
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The Changemaker Effect
Henry De Sio offers a new lens on leadership. The world has changed. Silos are falling and hierarchy is collapsing. It's a hybrid world requiring a new framework for leading, managing, parenting, and collaborating.
Described as his journey from "Hope & Change to Changemaking," Henry shares this new paradigm by drawing examples from his experience on the campaign trail and his current work with social entrepreneurs. It is a framework that is both inspiring and transformational.
Leadership Lessons From The Campaign Trail
Step inside campaign headquarters for an unprecedented glimpse of what it's like to work in the hothouse atmosphere of a national presidential campaign.
Henry De Sio offers lessons from the campaign trail on winning and success that are invaluable for innovators, entrepreneurs, and executives across sectors. His stories offer something for everyone.