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 […]
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 […]
My last column discussed how living and working mindlessly dissipates your mental energy and cuts productivity, leading to no meaningful output, dissatisfaction, and unhappiness. Now, let’s discuss mindfulness, which is essential to genius, and which you need to practice if you are to become a creative leader. Geniuses are mindful To reach your full potential, […]
Many of us rush through our days, paying little attention to what’s happening around us. Is that you? When was the last time you took a moment to smell a flower (it doesn’t have to be a rose)? Or paid attention to the flavors and textures in your food? Enjoyed a breeze on your face? […]
Have you ever experienced a eureka moment in your life? Well, I was lucky to have experienced two, which inspired me to find out more about the process that led me to this experience. Here is the story of my first eureka — and what it may mean for realizing the genius in you.
Albert Einstein and other geniuses assert that a genius is hidden in all of us. How about you? Is a genius hidden in you? And anyway, what does the concept of genius really encompass?
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 […]
Paying attention to random stimuli in everyday life is a great way to fire up your creativity. Many geniuses and creative leaders know how to harness the power of randomness for creative inspiration. How about you?
Nature is random, and many geniuses and creative leaders know how to turn the randomness into a powerful source of creative inspiration.
Energy is an important ancient philosophical concept that is widely ignored in our efficiency-focused modernity; it is based on the belief that everything alive is a flow of energy – the higher the energy, the more alive one is.