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Creative Leaders and Innovation Managers

Creative Leaders and Innovation Managers: Same same but different

Do creative leaders and innovation managers perform the same innovation role? A few months ago, I had an interesting conversation related to this question with the global head of idea and innovation management of a tech multinational. When we talked about the responsibilities related to his role, my counterpart revealed to my surprise that he sometimes has […]

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Why creative leadership really matters (Part 2)

Why the evolution of creative leaders really matters (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, my last column discussed some current fundamental threats to everyone’s well-being: Sustainability. We live well beyond our means and consume more resources than the planet can continue to produce. The financial system. A poorly-controlled financial system threatens to spiral out of control and wreck the world economy. Labor. A dwindling workforce must […]

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Creative leadership evolution

Why the evolution of creative leaders really matters (Part 1)

The need for creative leader development is one of the most important and hottest emerging trends in business. A few weeks ago, I completed a new book on creative leadership development that will hit the international book market by the end of this year. The book introduces a proprietary creative leadership development method named Genius […]

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Creative leadership: Are you hot or not?

Creative leadership: Are you hot or not?

Creative leadership is a new emerging mega-trend in business. In a recent global business study of IBM, 60% of the interviewed chief executives of the world’s leading corporations named creativity as the most important leadership quality to capitalize flexibly on the increasingly complex business environment of the early 21st century. Quite interestingly, the agreement numbers […]

Two worlds

Two worlds: Which one feels right for you?

Many businesses operate in the world of scarce resources and limited opportunities, where one has to compete with others to get more of the pie; and in this world of Ego, anything goes that makes you win. In contrast, creative leaders live in a world of abundance that runs on a cooperative paradigm based on […]