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It’s inspiring to see U.S. presidents have fun

When leaders show their human side, it can make them more accessible and easier to understand. It helps us to recognize that they are real people–not that different from us.

The practice of opening up and being real requires a lot of confidence. It’s also a deliberate decision to not focus so much on being the elite or most best in the world. To me, it’s another level of grace and excellence that makes a leader even more credible and inspiring.

Here are a few examples of U.S. presidents breaking through by having fun.

Funny moments from Obama's 1st term
Clinton poking fun at himself.
Ronald Reagan's one-liners