Leadership+Resilience

Insights

Mechanical to Creative

Everyday our work is moving further away from the mechanical and into the creative. Once upon a time more of us had the option to show up right on time, work the line, and leave when the whistle blew. These days are behind us. As work changes and demands more of our creative labor, how we go about our day must also change. Creativity requires space to breathe. It requires us to engage in new ways. We can’t bust out creativity as if we are on the line. It won’t work. Feel free to change how you work to suit what you are actually responsible for producing in today’s economy.

by Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan is the Head Coach at Sandcastle Company, a Seattle-based leadership training organization. His first book, Future Leader: Rebooting Leadership to Win the Millennial and Tech Future [link], is now available. Jonathan regularly writes and speaks about The New Leader Way, leadership resilience, and the future of work. He has years of leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, a master's degree from Seattle University, and professional coach training from the University of Miami.

Filed under: Leadership

Published on September 4, 2018

You Might Also Like…

The sound of your work eulogy

What would your work eulogy sound like? Maybe that opener sounds a bit morbid. The idea isn't about dying, it's about...

The 737-MAX has a trust problem

The 737-MAX is back in action! Now, if you had to board one tonight how you feel? Would it soothe you to know that the...

How gracious can you be?

How gracious can you be? That email with just enough snark. The person who is 10 minutes late to your virtual meeting....

A-Players consistently invest in themselves. Take the next step.