Newbie governors with no governing experience face a steep learning curve (Virginia Mercury)

“The biggest blind spot that political newbies face when they become governor is the limitations that come with a public sector job. Governors are scrutinized in ways CEOs are not and governors face restive legislatures while CEOs usually have pretty docile boards of directors and loyal underlings,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a professor and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington.