The Rush to the Future: Wisdom and Knowledge in Leadership

Issue 4.1 | March 2013 In this Article: knowledge comes from the future, but wisdom from the past. by Jonathan Wilson  Earlier this year I transitioned, for just a few weeks, between universes.  I passed from the business world [ … ]

Read More

From Noble Thought to Noble Deed

Issue 3.3 | November 2011 In this Article: disciplined action, not just a great idea, makes a leader. by Jonathan Wilson It is a tiresome and common fact of our world that the noble-minded are plenty, but few of [ … ]

Read More

The Politics of Courage

Issue 2.12 | August 2011 In this Article: courage in leadership begins with the courage to not think of yourself. by Jonathan Wilson  August 2nd, 2011 is a date that will remain infamous in history.  The day saw the [ … ]

Read More

Where Does a Leader Go When He’s Afraid?

Issue 2.9 | April 2011 In this Article: how facts, foundations and friendship protect leaders from their fears. by Jonathan Wilson The candle sputtered and flickered in the silent black of a New Guinea night.  I lay in my [ … ]

Read More

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

Issue 2.8 | March 2011 In this Article: how leadership that influences is the result of persistent initiative. by Jonathan Wilson “The essential thing ‘in heaven and earth’ is … that there should be a long obedience in the [ … ]

Read More

The Obedient Leader

Issue 2.7 | February 2011 In this Article: how leadership that influences has to begin with leadership that takes courageous initiative. by Jonathan Wilson It is commonly said that leadership is influence.  Influence, however, is an outcome.  Before it [ … ]

Read More

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 [ … ]

Read More

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 [ … ]

Read More