Now, more than ever, we need people who’re willing to make art. Becoming indispensable is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. It’s urgent.
It’s true that some old-fashioned companies are still relying on the factory model of compliant workers. They’re not looking for those who bring art to their work. Seth Godin brilliantly calls those who bring art to their work linchpins. It’s also true that these companies, sooner or later, will come to realize that this is not how it works anymore.
What’s more important, though, is that you come to realize that.
We’ve recently faced a challenge…
Bonus question: Do the people know each other already?
If you’re having a bookclub with a group of your friends where all of you like reading and like each other, you don’t need an article to teach you how to make it successful.
Most probably, almost all of them will return the next session, because they already like the company, even if they don’t like all the books being discussed.
But, if you’re leading a bookclub for “strangers”, in hopes to change how they think, how they behave, and/or to earn some money on the side, this article is for…
A question that is always asked for leaders and change makers around the world as an attempt to get an insight about what shaped their thinking and their worldviews.
There’s no question that reading is an essential learning skill. But the question to every aspiring leader and every reader is this, is it enough?
Books die the same way a plant dies. Slowly, when there’s no one watering it. We read the book and get excited about it, we think about the ideas (giving it water and life) and then, we forget it. We remember a quote or two, an…
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