June 27, 2020

When writing our future narratives we need language skills, imagination, creativity, critical thinking skills and empathy. And we need hope - a human quality that can help us effect change in the real world.

According to Tolkien, fairytales teach us that there will always be an unexpected return of the good. They give us hope. When listening to a BB...

June 24, 2020

Teams want to work for empathetic leaders. Empathetic leadership requires perspective-taking, which is definitely a human quality.

In a recent business storytelling workshop for learning workers aged between 21 and 43, participants had to create crisis scenarios that asked for effective leadership skills. 6 teams came up with 6 different scenarios. T...

March 15, 2020

In a recent online project, geographically dispersed participants explored the idea of "digital places of being". They raised timely questions, such as, "How can (educational) digital space provide us with the opportunity to extend our 'self'"? Now is the moment to find hands-on answers to these questions. 

Prompt 19: Visualise flowers opening g...

January 8, 2020

A key scarcity that especially leaders and professional creatives seek to exploit these days is access to themselves. Many of them find that the pressure of time and the complexity that comes as a by-product of digitalisation is steering us away from formerly developed productive thinking habits.

Poetry in Business applies 2CG® communication act...

December 19, 2019

At the beginning of a new decade, our focus is on creativity and critical interventions. We think that humanistic and artistic impulses are needed in addition to rational thinking, technical skills and business acumen. 

While January has officially been proclaimed international creativity month, we have already been enormously creative in D...

November 27, 2019

Does it radiate warmth, is it pleasant and open, or does cool functionality rule? An international group of digital travelers will define the values, aesthetics and ambiance of their connected future space of being. 

This year’s Poetry in Business™ Advent Calendar conversations will be a fascinating and experiential journey a...

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