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's Quote of the Week comes from Steve Jobs. Loving your work is one of the success mindsets of genius leaders taught by @GeniusJourey, our development program).




's Quote of the Week comes from Steve Jobs. Loving your work is one of the success mindsets of genius leaders taught by @GeniusJourey, our development program).




Ethan Matheson ⁦⁩ Head Boy speaking eloquently about how ‘the system’ and in particular the testing & exam system is not working for children. ‘The system is all of us’ says Ethan




‘It’s never too late to re-establish a class.’ Sometimes we just need to step back and think differently to make positive change.



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Think about a challenge you're facing at the moment. What new insights do these two words spark?







RT The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it’s to create a culture where everyone can have ideas & feel that they’re valued.




I had the pleasure of speaking with for her "Hard Facts on Soft Skills" video series. Stay tuned weekly as I share these interviews. Enjoy!










We're living in the era of creative economy! It means ALL businesses need creativity to stay relevant. Find out how creativity works for you in the business setting and how to create and nurture in our Workshop.










The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it’s to create a culture where everyone can have ideas & feel that they’re valued.



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An office culture that suffocates creative potential in people... will drive ANY business to extinction. 🦴







Meet , a commodity trader who is joining THNK to gain the skills needed to lead in the 21st century. Welcome to , Ayodeji!




Another impression from our last Salon N°7 with Arjen Klinkenberg, Art Director and .




Here's a quote to inspire you today: "Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice." (Steve Jobs) What does this spark for you?




Thinkergy's Creative Leader Quote of the Week by . It's my birthday today, so I gift you a maxim that guides my life. BE, DO, HAVE is also a sequence that I designed into , ’s program.



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Here’s an interesting read on the history of flatter organization models:

”Just as the top-down, rigid and stuffy Encyclopaedia Britannica was displaced by the bottom-up, flat and flexible Wikipedia, traditionally organized companies are being displaced by the ‘wikified’ firms of the knowledge-based, networked economy with flat structures, peer assessment, self-organizing teams, employee ownership, worker democracy and the mobilization of the spontaneous forces of the market inside hierarchies.”

This essay also points out that while we’ve come a long way in creating transparency within organizations, the need for focused management is still the driving force for happy and productive work environments.

Full essay: No boss? No thanks @aeonmag

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Give Ideas a Chance

I’m pleased to share that my TEDxSVS talk is finally live! 

“When we embrace our natural creativity, we’ll get closer to feeling fully human. And when we bask in the glory of our humanness, we’ll feel fulfilled, we’ll feel hopeful. We might even gain some clarity about why we’ve been given a moment of time on Earth. Perhaps it’s to make a difference with our creative gifts. That’s why we need to give ideas a chance.”

Five Things About Berlin You Want To Know...

1. There’s no other city in Europe that parties harder than Berlin. – Clubs are not required to close at a fixed time on the weekends, and many parties last well into the morning, or all weekend

2. One of the greenest city in Europe. 60% of its area is either a park or a river.–It has even more bridges than Venice.

3. SonntagFrühtück, or Sunday Brunch, is an all day event!

4. Berlin is home to more than 153+ museums (not to mention independent galleries), 50+ theatres,3 major opera houses! And 7 symphonies! That means you can go to one museum, enjoy a play, a musical or a performing arts almost every week in a year and still has plenty more to do!

5. Twelve restaurants in Berlin have been included into the Michelin guide, which ranks the city at the top for the number of its restaurants having this distinction in Germany.

Berlin ist arm, aber sexy… ^_^