Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Seeking to be Creative? Listen with spirit


Wisdom, insight, change and action come not from better thinking, testing and strategising, but from letting go, receiving and listening.

Group creativity appears to exhibit a common spirit revealing itself. The vehicle for receiving this insight or connecting with spirit, is a quality of detached, selfless openness. It is like emptying oneself or creating a vessel for receiving and containing spirit.

Source:  Levine L (1994) Listening with spirit and the art of team dialogue. Journal of organisational change management. 7(1):61-73

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