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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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Professional success ingredients

Success ingredients of top achievers

“Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play,” the German philosopher Immanuel Kant once said. Do you have both theoretical knowledge and practical experience in what you do? And can these two success ingredients alone lead you to outstanding professional success? Today, let me share with you the key success ingredients […]

Flow

What’s your style that lets you succeed?

It was 8:27 am last Sunday when my phone rang. I was reviewing my presentation for a keynote talk that I was supposed to deliver two-and-a-half hours later at an international conference. “Where are you?”, the caller asked, “The conference organizers are looking for you. You’re supposed to start delivering your keynote in a few […]

Let it go

Let it go

“The beginning of a circle is also its end”, said the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. The New Year ends one cycle but begins another. Isn’t this the perfect time to let go of the old in favor of the new? Doing so can reconnect you to your creative self. A new year, a new beginning I […]

Year of the Horse

Creativity in the Year of the Horse

Kung Hai Fat Choy, Happy Chinese New Year! Tomorrow sees the start of the Year of the Horse, specifically the Wood Horse. What inspiration can we get from the horse to help us flourish and succeed in the coming twelve months and beyond? Adopt characteristics of the horse to ride on the Year of the […]

TIPS Preferences 2

How do you prefer to think, work, interact and live? (Part 2)

Do you know how you — and everyone else on your team — really tick? In our increasingly complex and dynamic business environment, self- and team-awareness are more important than ever to use the talents and strengths of a team. For that reason, I have developed a ‘people’-oriented innovation profiling system called TIPS. TIPS is […]

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