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January 2012

Orchestrating Collaboration at Work: Excerpt

ORCHESTRATING COLLABORATION AT WORK: Using music, improv, storytelling and other arts to improve teamwork By Arthur B. VanGundy and Linda Naiman (Originally published by Wiley/Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer [...]

  • Arts-based learning for business

Artful Leadership Skills for Creativity and Innovation

An arts-based learning approach to leadership Being a leader in the 21st century requires a new set of skills to thrive in a world that [...]

December 2011

Reflections on Working with Centers of Excellence

Arts in Business, Blog posts, Creativity and Innovation, Learning and Development|

A Visual Dialogue created by workshop participants Over the past couple of years I have been invited by some of the most successful companies in [...]

Improvisation May Be the Key to Successfully Managing Change, Says MIT

Arts in Business, Arts-based learning, Blog posts, Creativity and Innovation|

  photo credit: mawel It's great to see organizations taking arts-based learning seriously. In the case of MIT, the Leadership Center has published an article [...]

New York City’s haiku traffic signs

Arts-based learning, Blog posts|

New York City traffic signs have been transformed by art and haiku poetry By rewriting traditional street-sign warnings in haiku form, New York City is using [...]

October 2011

  • Creativity workshop

Creativity at Work delivers results: Case Studies

Arts-based learning, creativity and innovation consulting drive results New Product/Process Development The objective was to design and deliver an innovation workshop for 100 engineers in a [...]

June 2011

  • Creativity workshop in Denmark

Strategic Conversations, Visual Thinking & Arts-based Dialogue

Strategic Conversations, Visual Thinking & Arts-based Dialogue Ignite creativity in your group through expertly facilitated strategic conversations, designed to transform leaden thinking into the gold [...]

  • paint brush

Adventures in Learning about Creativity

Arts-based learning, Blog posts, Learning and Development|

I have three stories about adventures in learning about creativity through direct experience. Embodied learning is experience-based learning that occurs by interacting with subject matter [...]