Tag Archives: poetry

Creative #Leadership and #Poetry: Translating Metaphor into Action

Last week, in the Huffington Post, Faisal Hoque celebrated the power of creative leadership and the fact that there’s “poetry as well as plumbing” involved in the process. His blog is full of great ideas for creative leadership, including this rubric for making sure your business team has everything it needs by categorizing the kinds […]

John Coleman: “Reading and writing poetry can be a valuable component of leadership development”

” For one, poetry teaches us to wrestle with and simplify complexity. Harman Industries founder Sidney Harman once toldĀ The New York Times, “I used to tell my senior staff to get me poets as managers. Poets are our original systems thinkers. They look at our most complex environments and they reduce the complexity to something […]