Divide and Conquer.

“Mr. Obama has, for at least brief moments, been forced offline. As he sat down with a small circle of advisers to prepare for debates with Senator John McCain, one rule was quickly established: No BlackBerrys. Mr. Axelrod ordered everyone to put their devices in the center of a table during work sessions. Mr. Obama, who was known to sneak a peek at his, was no exception.” [Source]

Obama’s own employee gives Obama order. Obama follows order.

I like this because it reminds me of an off-hand comment from the GTD thing. This comment has been making a lot of sense lately.

“It’s not about who’s on top; it’s about division of responsibility.”

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