Artful Endurance

Artful Endurance – the parallels of the Ultramarathon, Business and Creativity Taking on the challenge of running an Ultramarathon in Morocco was a game-changer for me. I’ve been a regular jogger for years, thinking it’s a solid way to stay fit and get my daily dose of nature. The idea of an ultra had crossed … Read more

AI – Artistic Intelligence & The Power of Creativity

‘Creativity is intelligence having fun.’ – Albert Einstein Artistic Intelligence With all of the discussion around Artificial and Emotional Intelligence, I think it’s worth taking a look at a more universal and expansive form of AI – Artistic Intelligence. As an artist, I’m an active participant in a world of creativity, struggle, frustration and triumph.  … Read more

The Intuition Advantage

Intuition often takes a backseat to logic and analysis, especially in the business world. However, as Malcolm Gladwell writes in his book Blink, ‘intuitive decision-making can be a formidable asset for entrepreneurs and dynamic leaders.’ Steve Jobs shared in his Stanford commencement address in 2005, ‘You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only … Read more

Vulnerability? Do you dare?

“Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome.” – Brené Brown Every artist faces the vulnerability of the blank page. Not knowing if they’re good enough. Wondering if their ideas are strong, facing technical limitations. Do they have the … Read more

Stop Managing STRESS and start fostering RESILIENCE.

‘Resilience is not just about bouncing back, but bouncing forward.’ None of us wants stress but we’ve learned to accept it as part of our busy lives.  “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.” – Simon Sinek We could loosely define stress … Read more

6 Powerful Questions to Unleash the Power of Fear

“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence itself, but to act with yesterday’s logic.” Peter Drucker Fear is an inherent part of the leadership and entrepreneurial journey.  The fear of failure, rejection, and uncertainty can paralyze even the most ambitious of us.  By incorporating the principles of art thinking and harnessing … Read more

Powerful Questions

The power to question is the basis of all human progress.” – Indira Gandhi Asking Powerful Questions is one of the central concepts in Art Thinking Works. Powerful Questions create impact, shift your perspective, and open new avenues of thinking, feeling and acting. Powerful Questions open the door to dialog and discovery. They invite creativity … Read more

Gaudi – Art Thinker

Antoni Gaudí was Perhaps one of the greatest Art Thinkers of all time. His work is admired by hundreds of thousands of people every year and architects around the world agree that he has one of the most unique and distinctive architectural styles. His impact on the city of Barcelona is immense and you can … Read more

5 Powerful Questions to help your business navigate change

Founders, entrepreneurs and leaders in large organizations all face the prospect of rapid change in today’s marketplace. Change can be brought on by digital transformation, economic circumstances or even growth. How do we lead the inevitable change in our companies?  People experience change on different levels, but if there’s one unifying emotion when it comes … Read more