The Evolution of Great Leaders

December 6, 2013 – By Prof. Hitendra Wadhwa

Despite his flaws, and perhaps because of them, we find there is much more to consider about the late Nelson Mandela's development as a leader.

Nelson Mandela sacrificed the usual trappings of a good life – family, comfort, professional success – to spend 27 years as a prisoner of conscience in his fight against apartheid. He emerged to lead his nation as its president in 1994 and chose to forgive rather than seek revenge for past crimes, helping South Africans build a new social foundation...