The beauty hunters

Tes Editorial

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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