Because business and cultural leaders view creativity as the most important leadership trait for future success.
Re-imagining boundaries is the process that empowers organizations and individuals alike to continuously rethink and reinvent what they do.
It is the link between systematic creativity and high-impact strategic thinking, and the critical basis of staying relevant.
I lead provocative explorations to shape the future of your company. No matter how successful your business is today, you still operate within self-imposed boundaries. These boundaries bring the risk of marginalization. But overstepping them leads you to broadened consumer relevance and sustained growth.
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In the appendix of my book ‘Slingshot’, I include a section entitled ‘Radical Ideas’, which presents unconventional solutions to a couple of key social issues. One of these is higher education. My radical scheme is to ditch the current tuition fee-based model, and instead offer education in exchange for a portion of graduates’ future earnings. This would immediately align the interest of students and universities. To fund the start of the new system, I propose using the interest yield of college endowments, whose viability I demonstrate by actual calculations for my alma mater, Amherst College. This way, the utility of endowments would be transformed from armament races between universities to pillars of merit-based education.
Well, it turns out that Malcolm is equally dumbfounded by the sheer magnitude and seeming uselessness of endowments for promoting social progress in education. For Malcom’s stimulating exposé on higher education, listen to the episode entitled ‘My Little Hundred Million’ in his Revisionist History podcast series.
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Music is a quintessential playground for re-imagining boundaries. New genres are continuously created as musicians explore fresh combinations of influences, styles, and components.