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Rahm Emanuel On How To Motivate People, And More Questionable Advice From Politicians

Bloomberg BusinessWeek interviewed top officials for their "How To" issue. "Sometimes—I don’t want to say scream at them—but you have to be...forceful," Emanuel says former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.

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Former personal aide to Obama Reggie Love, “How To Have the President’s Back”

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“Fifty percent of the job is just showing up and being available. It’s not ­always about doing something amazing. It’s the preparation”

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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, “How To Talk to a Republican”

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"You don’t have to compromise your principles or even like the other side. To get what you want, find a way for the other side to get what they want, too."

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David Boies, Represented Al Gore in Bush v. Gore, “How To Negotiate”

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"Be patient. In lots of ­negotiations, you have to move slowly. Otherwise, you give a false ­impression that you are too anxious for a settlement."

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