Wise Leadership

Wisdom is not a word that features much, if at all, in the vocabulary of modern leadership development.

It has something of the ‘ancient world’ about it and seems like a luxury amidst the hard-nosed business of running companies and high performing organisations.

It conjures up an image of an old man (almost always a man), in flowing robes, with a long and luxurious beard, which is carefully stroked as wise judgment is pronounced.

Is it any wonder, then, that the goal of becoming a ‘wise leader’ hardly ever features in any profile you might read about an entrepreneur or thrusting executive?

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