Vision That Grips (You)

Issue 2.6 | January 2011 In this Article: why a gripping vision will inspire, compel and sustain your company toward the achievement of great things. by Jonathan Wilson Standing on the slopes of a remote village along the Balim [ … ]

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Leadership Starts in the Mirror

Issue 2.5 | December 2010 In this Article: why effective leaders are self-aware but not self-centred. by Jonathan Wilson The most effective leaders spend a lot of time in front of the mirror.  Given that leaders do not exist [ … ]

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Disaster Interrupted: the Gift of Failure

Issue 2.4 | November 2010 In this Article: how we can reap the benefits of failure. by Jonathan Wilson Failure is a gift.  If it were not for failure, we would continue further into destructive ideas and behaviours than [ … ]

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Leaders: Why You Exist

Issue 2.3 | October 2010 In this Article: why a servant leader is not an oxymoron but a necessity. by Jonathan Wilson Martin, the new CEO, had arrived.  In his radio show voice, he made a dynamic presentation to [ … ]

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Fast = Stupid: Why Managing Rapid Change Requires Slowing Down

Issue 2.2 | September 2010 In this Article: The solution to managing rapid change is to slow down and think. by Jonathan Wilson If one were to take to heart the advice of hundreds, if not thousands, of business [ … ]

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X Marks the Spot: Your Road to Profitability

Issue 2.1 | August 2010 In this Article: there are many ways to drive revenue, but only one is optimal for your company. by Jonathan Wilson Anyone who lives in a large city like greater Toronto, Los Angeles or [ … ]

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How to Get More Out of One Horse When Your Competitor Has Two (Without Hurting Your Horse)

Issue 1.12 | June 2010 In this Article: how focus allows you to increase the power of your resources. by Jonathan Wilson To make its mark in a crowded marketplace, every business needs horsepower.  Increasing your business’s horsepower is, [ … ]

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Trust is Sticky: Gaining Market Traction and Happy Shareholders

Issue 1.11 | May 2010 In this Article: how safety builds trust and trust builds traction in the market. by Jonathan Wilson The common experience of many a customer is to feel abused.  Where you least feel control or [ … ]

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How to Lead When You’re Not Allowed To

Issue 1.10 | April 2010 In this Article: how to overcome the barriers to leadership posed by your power and the power of others. By Jonathan Wilson I first met Sifiso Nkabinde in a clandestine meeting in the back room of [ … ]

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Heads in the Sand: Why Externalities Matter

The April 2010 issue of Harvard Business Review has a thoughtful article “Leadership in the Age of Transparency”, which talks about the importance of taking “externalities” seriously.  The same authors, in this blog, ask the question, “what does business owe the world?” [ … ]

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