Michael J. Gelb is an author specializing in creativity and innovation and co-director of the "Leading Innovation: Thinking Creatively for Positive Change" Seminar at the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.
If you’ve ever wanted to feel better at work and about your work, then do have the Healing Organization show for you. Today I’ll be talking with best-selling author and visionary, Michael Gelb. A pioneer in the field of creative thinking, a fit degree black belt in aikido, the author of at least sixteen books, including “Think Like Leonardo Davinci”, and the co-author of one of the most brilliant and needed books today, “The Healing Organization” And that’s just what I want to talk with him about today, about how we can change the way we work, awaken the conscious of business, and help save the world. Key Points Discussed: What we can do at work to begin to change the world (03:10) Being more successful by being consistently kind and focusing on the needs of those around us (09:48) Shifting businesses to the notion of stakeholders rather than just shareholders (13:36) How do we as individuals choose which companies to work for to support that which supports us? (19:51) Planned obsolescence and how exploitative it is of customers and the earth (27:50) What we can do when we are in a company that is performing shock experiments on their employees and customers? (34:43) What do we do if we’re in the barrel and can we actually make a difference when we’re feeling we can’t? (41:05) Out of all companies, which one expresses the most positive story or best model for us to understand moving forward? (44:14) Healing ourselves and aligning our daily lives around a higher intention (51:07) The truly human leadership by Bob Chapman at Barry Wehmiller companies (57:20) The power of an idea that is just right for it’s time (1:00:57) Additional Resources: The Healing Organization By Michael Gelb The Wealth of Nations By Adam Smith The Theory of Moral Sentiments By Adam Smith www.MichaelGelb.com www.HealingOrganizations.com ……. For free meditations, weekly tips, stories, and similar shows visit: www.InspireNationShow.com To support the show and get even more great tools, tips, and behind-the-scenes access, visit: www.Patreon.com/InspireNation And to follow Inspire Nation (and the lives of Michael and Jessica) on Instagram, go to www.instagram.com/inspirenationlive
This is a magical show with prolific author Michael Gelb (read his latest book, The Art of Connection). We went into some deep and beautiful places with this one discovering profound wisdom and practical applications for living in this world. We also talk about politics, and many other topics. Michael really is a gift and it was an honor to have him on the program.
The world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development, Michael is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, executive coaching and innovative leadership. His clients include DuPont, Emerson, Genentech, Merck, Microsoft, Nike and the Young President’s Organization. Michael co-directs the acclaimed Leading Innovation Seminar at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and is on the faculty of the Institute for Management Studies. He brings more than 30 years of experience as a professional speaker, seminar leader and executive coach to his diverse, international clientele.
Michael is the author of 14 books including the international bestseller How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: 7 Steps to Genius Every Day. Other titles include Creativity On Demand, Innovate Like Edison, Discover Your Genius and Thinking for a Change. Michael’s books have been translated into 25 languages and have sold more than one million copies.
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Why creativity is necessary for innovation and how to channel your own creativity are 2 of the topics of discussion on this week's episode of "The Innovation Engine" podcast. Michael Gelb joins us to discuss his soon-to-be-published book, Creativity on Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius. Michael is the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He is an acclaimed speaker and the author of 14 books, including How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci.
Steve Maraboli is joined by author Michael Gelb for an informative and empowering conversation about the power of your brain. Michael's book is "Brain Power". About the book: In the last 30 years the scientific evidence supporting the notion that your mind can improve through the years has become overwhelming. Clearly, the question is no longer whether your mind can improve with age, but rather how you can optimize your mental powers as you get older.
This book presents practical, evidence-based information to help you answer this question.
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