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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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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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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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