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How Muhammad Ali exemplified the genius mindsets of creative leaders (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, we discussed in this column how Muhammad Ali epitomized the genius mindsets of creative leaders that I identified while studying the biographies of geniuses, creative business leaders and top achievers. These genius mindsets help form my creative leadership development method Genius Journey that features 10 destination stops were you learn more about how to reconnect […]

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How Muhammad Ali exemplified the genius mindsets of creative leaders (Part 1)

I was half-way in an exercise set at the gym last Saturday when my eye spotted the  breaking news on CNN: “Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dead at 74″. I feel great sadness that one of my heroes has moved on to a higher place. Muhammad Ali was one of the creative role models I studied when I was devising Genius […]

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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 […]

Fight overload, get creative

Fight overload, stay creative

In my previous column, I talked about how overloaded we all feel these days. Caused by technological progress, headcount reductions, and the bleeding of work hours into leisure time, this overload is a difficult-to-handle feature of our lives today. I’ve already shown that work overload hurts communication, productivity, and creativity. In this column, I’ll show […]

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 […]

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Fresh innovation lessons from the Football World Cup

Next week the 20th FIFA World Cup will begin, and for the next month much of the world, including me, will focus on the momentous trifle of football. Leonardo da Vinci said, “Everything is connected to everything else.” So let’s connect our passion for football to our passion for innovation. What does a team need […]