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A Global Aggregation of Leading Edge Articles on Management Innovation, Creative Leadership, Creativity and Innovation.  

This is the official blog of Ralph Kerle, Chairman, the Creative Leadership Forum. The views expressed are his own and do not represent the views of the International or National Advisory Board members. ______________________________________________________________________________________


Entries in Arts (31)


Sheikha Al Mayassa: Globalizing the local, localizing the global | Video on TED.com

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Sheikha Al Mayassa, a patron of artists, storytellers and filmmakers in Qatar, talks about how art and culture create a country's identity -- and allow every country to share its unique identity with the wider world. As she says: "We don't want to be all the same, but we do want to understand each other."



CNN.com ignites a 6 weeks series exploring creativity – CNN Press Room - CNN.com Blogs

CNN.com has developed a 6-week enterprise series called Spark which asks the question: what goes on inside a creative mind? The series launched this weekend on the site’s Living Section, and will profile several people who epitomize certain characteristics of creativity: passion, failure, and improvisation, among others.

Part One of the Spark series is with Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys which explores Passion, where he will talk about what inspires him to make music, and of course the Beach Boys reunion coming later this year.

As for the rest of the series written by producer Todd Leopold, we’ll hear from some of the country’s most creative minds, including a legendary musician, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, a genre-hopping DJ and artist, and a female roboticist. Through text articles, video, and photos, the series shows that everybody can be creative … if willing to work at it. All you need is a spark.

Work have a look at an excerpt from Part One interview with Brain Wilosn


How Artists Will Have Nothing To Do With Economists: Q&A with David Galenson, Economic Historian, University of Chicago

Why is a shark in a tank of formaldehyde, the brainchild of Damien Hirst, such a celebrated piece at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art? Why is a pile of rocks, designed by Robert Smithson, one of the most important installations in the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing? David Galenson, Professor of Economics and the College, is the author of a new book, Conceptual Revolutions in 20th Century Art, which he says answers one of the most vexing questions of contemporary culture: Why is much of contemporary art so bizarre, and seemingly lacking in the intrinsic appeal and stylistic coherence of previous eras? Galenson, an economic historian, isn't as well known as colleagues Steven Levitt (Freakonomics) or Richard Thaler (Nudge), but his work on art has been far from ignored. He's been the subject of feature stories in Wired, the New York Times, the Financial Times and the New Yorker, in which Malcolm Gladwell described at length "Galeson's idea that creativity can be divided into types."

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How to Tell Your Story for Impact - A Great Lecture on Communication and Presentation - JD Schramm - Stanford University

JD Schramm, Stanford Graduate School of Management has a reassuring message for anyone ? and that includes just about everyone, really -- who frets over the prospect of public speaking. "The beautiful thing about communication is that it is part art and part science," he told a recent gathering at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. While some people are naturally gifted storytellers, "there are strategies that each of us can employ to work for us." Schramm, a lecturer in organizational behavior who also directs the business school's Mastery in Communication Initiative, gave advice to a dozen of the school's alumni in advance of an Oct. 20 celebration of the school's commitment to developing leaders who can address the social and environmental issues of their times. For the occasion, the school's Center for Social Innovation and its 40-year-old Public Management Program have asked alumni social innovators to participate in "Class Notes Live" sessions. The participants in Schramm's workshop are among a larger group who will tell, in just four minutes each, their personal stories of impact. Schramm's job was to get them ready. His first piece of advice:

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The Man Who Runs The World's Smartest Web Site - The Observer

Since the mid-1960s, John Brockman has been at the cutting edge of ideas. Here, John Naughton introduces a passionate advocate of both science and the arts, whose website, Edge, is a salon for the world’s finest minds. In the attached article, he discusses Marshall McLuhan, elitism and the future of the internet