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The beauty hunters

We can't leave the conference on education reform without referring to the insight into leadership from Groucho Marx, cited by Ewan Hunter of the Hunter Foundation: "Out of 100 men, only one is a leader; the other 99 are following a beautiful woman."

That probably had the edge on the perspective of former President Dwight D Eisenhower, also quoted by Hunter. "You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership."

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