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6 de octubre de 2009

La naturaleza de la habilidad creativa

 


Para Momentum'09, Primer encuentro de Creative Momentum en Auckland, New Zealand el 27 de Febrero del 2009. El renombrado experto en creatividad Sir Ken Robinson expone las razones por las cuales considerar la diversidad, creatividad, la naturaleza de la habilidad creativa y el talento dentro de las organizaciones educativas, comerciales y culturales, resultará de vital importancia en el futuro. 

Sir Ken Robinson is an internationally recognised leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources. Sir Ken has advised national governments in Europe and Asia and works with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, not-for-profit corporations and some of the world's leading cultural organizations. They include the Royal Shakespeare Company, Sir Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, the Royal Ballet, and the Hong Academy for Performing Arts, the Victorian College of the Arts, the European Commission, UNESCO, the Council of Europe, the J Paul Getty Trust and the Education Commission of the States. For ten years he was Professor of Education at the University of Warwick in England and is now Professor Emeritus. Sir Ken speaks to audiences throughout the world on the changing needs of business, education and public organizations in the new global economy.

Leer la transcirpción completa de la ponencia y seguir el link a su nuevo libro "The Element" donde expone sus ideas respecto creatividad y sobre todo la escencia "intangible" del talento. La influencia de la creatividad y el arte en la capacidad para desarrollar, descubrir, potenciar la abilidad creativa única que cada ser humano posee. 




Algunas revisiones del libro:

"The Element offers life-altering insights about the discovery of your true best self. Full of fascinating anecdotes and true to life storeiss about people who have found their hidden treasure."



Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The 98th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness
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"The Element is another reminder of why Sir Ken Robinson is one of America's finest imports. With a crackling wit and a deep humanity, he urges us to ignore the naysayers, bypass the crowd, and find the place where our talents and desires intersect. This is a truly inspiring book."

Daniel H. Pink, author of A Whole New Mind

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"There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, any dream, a reality. The Element captures that force with passion and insight." 

Tony Robbins, author of Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny!

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"A great and inspiring book. It's been said that an unexamined life is not worth living. True enough and Ken Robinson doesn't let us off the hook. After the first page, you have to abandon your ego and look for your own gifts and graces."

Warren Bennis, author of On Becoming a Leader: The Leadership Classic

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"Ken Robinson is a remarkable man, one of the few who really look at and into you, so he makes you feel at ease and happy. I'm proud to be in his book as one of the people he feels attained the Element. Reading his book helps you pinpoint the search we must all make to achieve the best in us."

Gillian Lynne, choreographer, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera

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"While the world is changing faster than ever, our organizations, our schools, and too often our minds are locked in the habits of the past. The result is a massive waste of human talent. The Element is a passionate and persuasive appeal to think differently about ourselves and how to face the future."

Alvin Toffler, author of Future Shock and The Third Wave

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"Ken Robinson presents the theme of creativity and innovation in a way that makes you want to go out and make your dreams a reality. In his wonderfully easy-to-read and entertaining style he presents the stories of many who have done just that. This is a valuable book for educators and community leaders ... most important, it is a book that lightens and lifts the minds and hearts of all who read it."

Susan Jeffers, PhD., bestselling author of Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway® and Life Is Huge!

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"In a time when accepted scientific principles and facts themselves are being tossed into the fire of controversy by some, it is time again, now more than ever, to educate our educators. In Sir Ken Robinson's rich, deeply entertaining and inspiring new book, "The Element" we learn again. We learn how our academic systems were shaped long ago and why some parts of this 'knowledge' seems out of date. Ken Robinson shows us, in the most intriguing way and with humor and humility how we can look again at how we learn and how we teach. How and why we judge and how we appreciate and encourage others to find their own true selves, discovering a new light in the most unsuspected place, just inside of each and every one of us. I invite you to discover, as I have, The Element."

Brian Ray, Musician
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"Ken Robinson is probably the most gifted communicator on earth when it comes to helping to explain the value of creativity. 

Governor Mike Huckabee
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"People who think differently make the world a more interesting place. We need to nurture and help develop creative people, instead of labeling them as damaged."

Temple Grandin, Author
Thinking in Pictures

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"Do yourself a favor and read The Element. If you haven't already found your life's passion, this is the book that could change your life forever. Sir Ken has an amazing way of breaking down and clearly defining ways to help you find your purpose and follow your dreams. If you already have found The Element, then just enjoy a good read and marvel at how lucky you are..."


Ewa Mataya Laurance
"The Striking Viking"


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Every once in a while, someone writes a book that sheds a compelling new light on a subject.  Sir Ken's insight into creativity has done just that.  This book is filled with succinct yet brilliant ideas, is replete with vivid examples, and offers timeless application.  I have personally made it a required text for my university students and a must-read for my executive coaching clients.  The Element transcends traditional thought on how we think about and develop people in virtually any setting. Reading this provocative book will help business leaders, school administrators, parents, teachers, and anyone else who wants to unleash the potential associated with people finding and applying their passions in life.

Suzanne J. Peterson, Ph.D.- Professor of Management and Leadership, W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University
 
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The Element provides a real platform for our futures; it is essential reading for anyone with children, unfulfilled dreams or a life still to live.


Richard Gerver

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The Element gives you the feeling that all is possible if we dig deeply within ourselves, utilizing imagination and curiosity.

Vidal Sassoon

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At about six years of age, I discovered my passion...handstands.  Doing handstands made me feel truly alive.  It did not serve much of a practical purpose, but it was what I wanted to do.  I have always felt that if you can connect with your passion whether it be in schoolwork, music, business, volunteerism, or sports, you can translate those same feelings of joy and accomplishment into any area of your life.  Although Sir Ken Robinson did not set out to create a typical self-help book, I am incredibly inspired, and energized, by the anecdotes and lessons in The Element.

Bart Connor








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