I’m seeing music as a pathway to a “whole-self workplace,” where the full energy of the people participating is brought into the formula and makes a contribution to the common purposes.
The unique exuberance that the people feel, and the great creativity and the funny stuff they come up with to express their experiences and perspectives on what it’s like to work at their various companies.
‘hit us right where we needed to be…’
….baffled by the folds of perception that can put one thing right next to something else…
the value brought by the creative musical expression comes from unlocking some of the dammed up energy held back by the cultural bias toward reasonableness, risk aversion, discounting of emotions, and the fragmentation of the individual self
gather my sparks of inspiration, collect them together from the various bushel baskets that they are hiding under
The work you and your team did with the Cytec participants added so much value to the program.
I received some questions from a prospect about what our “Beyond The Blues” offering is about. The concept and name come from the intrinsic magic in the blues where it makes the listener feel good after listening or playing. In our work it’s about following up on the process of people identifying their “blues” issues, [...]
A context in our work that has been getting more and more prominent is supporting the integration of meaning into the workplace. We did some work with Marshall Goldsmith around his Mojo book that addresses this. Creating authentic communities in the workplace, integrating job success, results, and business achievement with satisfaction, meaning, and just plain [...]
The sparks of inspiration need to find the fuel, and be fanned.