Benjamin Franklin was an innovative and non-conventional thinker whose greatest contribution to society was his ability to clearly communicate counter-intuitive concepts.
You probably have a not-so-favorite story about someone who was such a great employee that they were promoted to manager – and fell to pieces. It happens far too often, doesn’t it?
Is there a link between creativity and successful leadership? Lisa Bodell, CEO of FutureThink, writes on the leadership/creativity connection in her post of May 17, 2011 titled; The Era of the Right-Brained Thinker Bodell references Daniel Pink’s 2005 book A Whole New Mind in using words like agility, synthesis, inspiration and story-telling to define creative …
In a global environment that is growing exponentially more competitive with increasingly fewer boundaries, your organization’s core competencies are less relevant than your ability to adopt new ideas and metamorphosize into something different.