The Unhappy Visionary: How to Develop Organizational Vision

Issue 3.11 | October 2012 In this Article: three acts of reflection carry us from dissatisfaction to vision. by Jonathan Wilson Jason Kilar didn’t begin the revolutionary online video service, Hulu, because he had a vision, but because he [ … ]

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Strategic Planning and the Dirty Habit of Thumb-Sucking

Issue 3.9 | July 2012 In this Article: how to avoid the trap of building a sophisticated strategy on a shaky foundation. by Jonathan Wilson Everyone loves a rags-to-riches story.  The North American reader may not have heard of [ … ]

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The Myth of Mastery: Leading Your Company Through Complexity

Issue 3.7 | May 2012 In this Article: why a company should master culture before it attempts to manage complexity. The Myth of Mastery: Leading Your Company Through Complexity by Jonathan Wilson The nasty surprise awaiting every growing organizational [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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Profit Fixation is Bad (for Business)

Issue 3.1 | September 2011 In this Article: why an exclusive focus on profit creates a dangerous distraction from value creation. by Jonathan Wilson  Apple does not exist to make a profit.  If it did, it would never have [ … ]

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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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