Nigel Nicholson, Business Strategy Review, October 2014

It is very easy for leaders to accept the challenges handed to them by their boards and other stakeholders. But they should pause and reflect on the motives and interests of these people, and also the limited purview of their vision. Having respectfully listened to what the charmed circle of advisors and well-wishers say, the leader needs to step outside the circle, and talk to the people whose voices are more seldom heard — to seek to challenge the perception of the status quo and find new insights. […read more]