Sketchnote: The Wise Leader

No Company will survive in the long run if it doesn’t offer value to customers, create a future that other’s can’t and maintain the common good. This requires Knowledge and Leadership.  What does it take to be a wise leader? This Sketchnote* of the May 2011 HBR Article by Ikujiro Nonaka and  Hirotaka Takeuchi clue us in to the abilities of a “Wise Leader”.

Sketchnote - the Wise Leader

Sketchnote – the Wise Leader

*I occasionally make sketchnotes for myself of articles I find interesting. Making them helps me learn, think and talk about the subject. This is one of a series.  If you want, you can download a copy from Slideshare


Gavin_Animated-GifGavin is a founding partner at fassforward consulting group. He blogs about PowerPoint, Presenting, Communication and Message Discipline at makeapowerfulpoint.com. You can follow him on twitter @powerfulpoint.

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  4. get rid of the fat | September 16, 2012 at 6:59 am

    First off I would like to say superb blog! I had a quick question that I’d like to ask if you do not mind. I was curious to know how you center yourself and clear your head before writing. I have had difficulty clearing my mind in getting my ideas out there. I do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes tend to be wasted just trying to figure out how to begin. Any suggestions or hints? Kudos!

    • Gavin | September 16, 2012 at 12:27 pm

      Thanks Aileen,

      The short answer is I don’t. I do have a few tricks that work for me. First, I have about 10 pieces in the hopper at any one time, from a sentence with a partially formed idea, to an almost finished piece. I generally try to get stuff down, and then go back to work on the first sentence. Since this blog uses a slider, that first sentence is especially important. I would also say that some of my best (or at least I think so) phrasing comes to me when I am sleeping, so I am now in the habit of waking up and writing down whatever is in my head so I can go back to sleep. I have been very tired since I started this blog.


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