I would have never read Creativity Inc. by Pixar founder Ed Catmull hadn’t it been for my boss and her knowledge of two of my passions: books and creativity / innovation. Continue reading “What management brings to creativity and vice versa: a book review of Creativity Inc.”
I finally got around to reading the latest edition of Organizational Culture and Leadership by Edgar Schein which had been lying on my office desk for ages. And as often with my reading choices, they are not at all the result of pure chance but always seem to find a way to connect to recent readings or experiences I’ve had. Continue reading “Organizational culture and leadership: a book review”
Last week I took a 3-day training in participatory leadership, which is how the European institutions have repackaged the ‘Art of Hosting’ approach.
I had wanted to join this training for a couple of years now but never had the chance to do so due to conflicting priorities. Now that I moved to the European Commission, it was an opportunity too good to miss. And right I was! Continue reading “Participatory leadership and the Art of Hosting: a personal and collective journey”
I bought The Innovator’s Method in Austin during SxSW and it took me a while to finish it, not because it’s not good, but because it’s the kind of book you can read, drop to test a couple of statements or assumptions, and pick up again to read on. Continue reading “The Innovator’s Method: A book review”