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Aesthetic experiences

There is a small but significant interest in the aesthetic and its connection to leadership. This most often appears as ‘creativity’ and ‘innovation’. It is included in writings and workshops on the competencies and the culture needed to create them. Continue reading

The only adult way to work

Each summer, Lisa Christenson, writer and art critic, leads groups of art enthusiasts and hikers into Skoki Lodge, deep in the Canadian Rockies. The trip I enrolled on was composed entirely of small business entrepreneurs – all five of us! As I talked with one of my companions about her work as a consulting engineer and her plans to start up her own software company, she summed up her experience with “It’s the only adult way to work.” Continue reading