Mary Oliver changed poetry in a mindful way by celebrating the extraordinary in the everyday.
In December 2017, Jorgen Vig Knudstorp, Lego’s chief executive, stepped down after 12 years. When Knudstorp became CEO in 2004, he was the first CEO outside the family – and the company was hemorrhaging $1M a day. Knudstorp completely turned the company around. Starting with a creative research process, he refocused the company on its […]
Various surveys report that CEO’s believe creativity is a top skill needed for year in, year out success. When IBM interviewed 1,541 CEO’s from 33 industries and 60 countries, the CEO’s identified creativity as the most important leadership quality. “[M]ore than rigor, management discipline, integrity or even vision – successfully navigating an increasingly complex world […]
Whether you’re a corporation or a non-profit, being able to communicate ideas effectively is vital to your existence. And storytelling is key to good communications. Aristotle claimed that to persuade, one must employ three types of argument: ethical appeal (ethos), emotional appeal (pathos), and logical appeal (logos). Facts alone are not sufficient to persuade. They need to […]