Survival of the Most Creative
LEADING A CULTURE OF CREATIVITY: CHANGE TO SURVIVE
In a flatter and closer world, winning the battle for ideas is determining the successes and failures of business and government. How do you create a company, nation, or university that thinks better and embraces change? Business empires rise and fall. Why? What are the warning signs and how can we spot them? What do we know today about the brain that we can apply to leadership, motivation and creativity in corporations, schools and governments?
Bradbury Anderson, Vice Chairman and CEO, Best Buy Co,, Inc.
Chuck Close, Artist
Joseph LeDoux, Professor of Neuroscience, New York University
Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikia Inc. and Founder and Chairman, Wikimedia Foundation
Mike Oreskes, Executive Editor, International Herald Tribune
Other topics include
- CAN SOCIETIES COLLIDE AND THRIVE?
- COPING WITH GLOBAL FEARS AND THREATS
- CAN ART AND DESIGN CHANGE THE WORLD?
MESMERIZED: THE BRAIN, THE INTERNET AND MEDIAI know many of the speakers at this event are controversial, but I have to hand it to the Louise T Blouin Foundation for having the vision to organize this. Anyone get in to see any of it?
Video games, virtual reality, chat rooms, communities—titillate, transport and connect in good ways and bad. What does the Internet do to the brain? To the brain of your child? What are the social and psychological implications of “always connected, always on?” After 50 years, what will the Internet-conditioned human being be?