Deborah Sweeney at Forbes honors the leadership traits of Liz Lemon, Leslie Knope and three other female television bosses:
Leslie works hard and maintains an upbeat and cheery attitude even if it is not always reflected back at her. This is true of her speeches at public forums in which Pawnee residents will yell at her. Ever the eternal optimist, Leslie simply believes that they are only concerned about where they live so it’s more of a “people caring loudly at me” situation.
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