Tag Archives: authentic creative leader

Picturing The Beginner's Guide to Innovation

Picturing “The Beginner’s Guide to Innovation”

Happy anniversary, Creativity Un-Limited! It’s been 10 years since the column “Creativity Un-Limited” appeared first in the Bangkok Post, and then evolved into the Thinkergy Blog. Over the last decade, I’ve produced 257 articles on business creativity of innovation, totalling 240,000 words or enough for six books. So when my US business partner asked me if I could write an “airport” […]

Yin of Creativity

The Yin of creativity

“How can we make our organization more creative? And please, keep it simple,” a client interested in a creativity training for a group of Asian senior executives asked me. Infusing more creativity into an organization comes down to four basic challenges. They are: (1) Find out who your creative people are, and how many of […]

Travel your path

Life is a journey, not a destination

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference”, are the key lines in Robert Frost’s famous poem “The Road Not Taken”. Thirteen years ago, I experienced a magical Eureka moment that made me leave the well-trodden path and continue my journey through life […]

Creativity on the road less traveled

Creativity along the road less traveled

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference”, wrote Robert Frost in “The Road Not Taken”. Many read this poem as an encouragement to do something other than what is safe and expected — and doing what’s unsafe and unexpected […]

Take a long view on your life

Take the long view on your life

What will you do today? Will it move you towards your goals? More importantly, do you have a clear vision of your future? Do you have a plan, not only for the next five or ten years, but for the decades to come? After all, if we all survive the next few decades, medical advances […]