One of the world’s leading authorities on creativity, innovation and personal development, Sir Ken Robinson’s work is dedicated to helping unleash the full potential of people and organisations around the globe. He is the bestselling author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative, and Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life.
Sir Ken Robinson’s entire career has been dedicated to transforming our perceptions of creativity and how we cultivate creativity in our schools, businesses and other organisations. He has worked with governments and education systems in Europe, Asia and the USA, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and some of the world’s leading cultural organisations, helping to promote positive change in this critical area. He has been listed as “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine.
Important career highlights include leading a national commission on creativity, education and the economy for the UK Government in 1998, and working as one of four international advisors to the Singapore Government for its strategy to become the creative hub of Southeast Asia. Robinson was also the central figure in developing a strategy for creative and economic development as part of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland. For twelve years, Robinson was professor of education at the University of Warwick in the UK and his achievements have been recognised with awards from institutions all over the world, including a knighthood in 2003 from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts.
An analysis of the revolutionary times in which we are living and why creativity and imagination are more important than ever before.
How to start thinking differently about ourselves and challenging common misconceptions around our own creativity.
Rethinking outmoded ideas about the nature of intelligence and what it means to be intelligent.
Revealing the characteristics that today’s most creative organisations share.
What leaders need to do to create a culture of habits that promote creativity and innovation.