The Leadership Lessons of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela speaking in Trafalgar Square, London in 2005. Photograph by Eva-Lotta Jansson/Bloomberg

As the world celebrates the life and legacy of former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nelson Mandela, we in the business community should take a moment to consider three powerful lessons we can distill from his leadership that are relevant for leaders at every level, particularly those young people who currently populate our business schools, who aspire to lead well and create lasting value in the world.

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