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Celebrate the rise of passionate creativity

Posted on: October 20, 2009


Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

Recognise the quote? Well it comes from an Apple advertisement circa 1997

Hutch Carpenter uses it to illustrate what he call a celebration of the passionate creatives.

Whilst our primary focus is executing the plans and processes already in place he argues that a job can also be dominated by passionate creativity.

More and more passionate creativity will enter the organisation:

Because we live in a world that is shifting inexorably from an obsession with efficiency to an obsession with learning. We have come to call this the Big Shift.”

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