How many, if any, from each list are a mirror image of the other? How many, if any, match?
How the mind process art
Creative Competencies of Leadership
Here are the answers:
The Mind’s Processing of Art….#1. Qualitative relationships in the absence of rules and #2. Acting flexibly with purpose to approach a goal
….match Creative Leadership Competency #7. Serious play — learning and exploring without rules
The Mind’s Processing of Art….#4.Using imagination to see multiple perspectives
…..Matches Creative Leadership Competency #3. Fluid perspective – attuned to multiple points of view
The Mind’s Processing of Art….#5. Learning to pay attention to nuance
…matches Creative Leadership Competency #1. Noticing — slowing down, taking in more
The Minds Processing of Art…#7. Learning to use language figuratively
….matches Creative Leadership Competency #9. Facility with metaphor — generative thinking
The Minds Processing of Art...#8. Creating emotionally what cannot be expressed literally
…. matches Creative Leadership Competency #4.Using R-mode — non-verbal, intuitive processing
Regardless of how many of these you figured out, we, as artists, need to learn how to develop and use our natural skills to lead. Leaders build their visions, unit people and thrive. It’s time we as natural leaders, and as artists, do too.
This quiz was devised by John Cimino of Creative Leaps based on two lists of competencies. The first is a list that Eliot Eisner from Stanford University developed on how the mind processes art. The second is a list created by The Center for Creative Leadership on the Creative Competencies of Leadership.
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