Anyone who has ever tried to use their phone without an internet connection knows that, with the exception of some games, very little actually works. This phenomenon translates to laptops and tablets as well, and a spotty wireless connection can spell the death of productivity both at home and in the workplace.
Although they tend not to invite the comparison, business leaders and politicians have a great deal in common. Both jobs typically require people skills, education, shrewdness, and talent in some aspect of their chosen field. However, until recently, one aspect that remained unique to politicians was the ability to act.