Whether it’s Wikipedia, Michael Lewis, or Aristotle, reading brings a host of benefits to the workplace.
This is a fantastic article on how content expands our horizons, something essential for leaders who, by definition, should have a better view of where they’re going.
John Coleman gives a lot of great examples of how leaders shaped their visions from the content they read. And very often, these historical figures were also writers: Winston Churchill himself was a Nobel Prize winner in… literature.
Knowledge and leadership are tightly connected. Just like learning and sharing. And in today’s Web 2.0, this means that knowledge sharing is not just an opportunity to demonstrate thought leadership: it’s an obligation.