Tag Archives: creativity

The Flow Project: What Art Offers Leadership

At the International Leadership Association Conference last weekend, I encountered Skye Burns and Doug Banner, founders of the Flow Project, and was reminded of the potentially remarkable work they’re doing to expand the role of artists as leaders and leaders as artists.  Their mission is to apply the principles and practices of art in resolving […]

Ten Lessons about Leadership from the 2013 MacArthur Fellows

Here are ten lessons about leadership and innovation we can take from this year’s MacArthur Fellows, recognized for their originality, contributions to their field, and creativity in their work. 1. The past can teach us volumes about the future. Effective innovation requires innovative research into how we got here. Paleobotanist C. Kevin Boyce has established […]

Day 58 Huckleberry Finn, Jim and Civil Disobedience (by Mark Twain 1835- 1910) & Banned Books

Originally posted on civildisobedience100:
‘Huck’ Finn is a fictional character by Mark Twain. He appears in ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ and is about 12 to 14 years old in these stories, which are set in the 1840s. There is a famous scene in which, after much agonizing, Huck decides…