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Dilemmas and trade-offs in creative leadership

Dilemmas and trade-offs in creative leadership

Our 2017 survey on creative leadership revealed some contradictory results. In this article, we discuss the dilemmas and trade-offs in creative leadership.

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What makes scale-up leaders different?

What makes scale-up leaders different?

In September 2017, THNK launched a survey amongst its program participants to better understand the leadership characteristics of scale up leaders.

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5 influencers of creative leadership

5 influencers of creative leadership

In this article, we cite a number of modern influencers of creative leadership, who have fed the inevitable rise and recognition of Creative Leadership.

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How creative leaders live in paradox

How creative leaders live in paradox

With the volatile challenges of today's society, creative leaders live in paradox, between states like pride and humility, and strategy and serendipity.

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Characteristics of creative leaders

Characteristics of creative leaders

While their behavior and personalities differ, a few common characteristics of creative leaders include being explorative, independent, and purposeful.

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What is Creative Leadership?

What is Creative Leadership?

What is creative leadership? It's a philosophy and an act: it creates innovative ideas through the shared ambition of improving the world

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Spotting 21st century talent and cultivating creative leaders

Spotting 21st century talent and cultivating creative leaders

In this THNK Insights piece, read more about spotting and cultivating creative leaders in the volatile and complex environment of the 21st century.

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Peer coaching

Peer coaching

A good peer coaching session creates insight and reflection through listening and, most importantly, by asking the right questions.

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Serendipity

Serendipity

Serendipity is a spark of magic caused by simple chance. Creative leaders rely on serendipitous moments, as well as smart strategy.

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Why you should work at a startup

Why you should work at a startup

Startups allow you to find your passion and purpose while teaching you about autonomy and mastery. Find out more reasons why you should work at a startup.

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Structure follows strategy

Structure follows strategy

In this article, we discuss different organizational models that are fit for a specific strategy. In other words, where structure follows strategy.

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The quest to build a perfect team

The quest to build a perfect team

In 2012, Google began a quest to build a perfect team. After studying over a hundred teams for more than a year, here is what they learned.

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