Fools Rush In: the Power of the Slow-Thinking Executive

Issue 3.6 | April 2012 In this Article: business might be fast, but success requires thinking slowly. by Jonathan Wilson  Even at 5:30 in the morning, the sauna-like climate saturated the airport terminal on the north coast of New [ … ]

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Is Your Business Good at Doing Business?

Issue 3.5 | February 2012 In this Article: how corporate social irresponsibility drives the destruction of value. by Jonathan Wilson  If Canada has any prophets, Stephen Lewis is one of them.  Like the ancient biblical prophets, Lewis is a [ … ]

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When Fear (Disguised as Initiative) Runs Your Business

Issue 3.4 | January 2012 In this Article: how a misguided sense of urgency undermines value creation. by Jonathan Wilson  If patience is a virtue, the world of business, which has exchanged fear of God for fear of Darwin, [ … ]

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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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Trust: Restoring the Declining Currency of the Marketplace

Issue 3.2 | October 2011 In this Article: restoring confidence in the marketplace by building business that is trustworthy. by Jonathan Wilson  The alarming possibility of a decade or two of economic stagnancy across the globe is driving many [ … ]

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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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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 [ … ]

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