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A Leadership Reflection: Nelson Mandela

by Greg Anderson

As we reflect on the impact of Nelson Mandela’s life and his ability to change the world: for the better:

“It always seems impossible until it is done.” Nelson Mandela.


Additionally, from BusinessWeek, “The Leadership Lessons of Nelson Mandela”


  • Leadership is behavioral, not positional
  • Choose collaboration over retaliation

  • Never give up on seemingly impossible ideals