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Redefining the Paradigm - Leadership and Imagination

By Kristin Widun

Copyright 2011

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Table of Contents


Childhood Wonder

Do You Live in A Box?

How Do We Redefine Our Own Paradigm?



When asked what imagination meant to me; I envisioned people who could sit down and create. These people did not have difficulty in painting a picture, creating beautiful music, writing a novel, or performing in a play or dance. When I envisioned creative people, someone in a position of leadership did not enter my mind. Imagination was the cornerstone of someone who could see beyond a blank canvas and imagine all the possibilities that existed. As human beings, we live in a world that has lost its ability to see the canvas, let alone what could be. The synthesis of leadership and imagination has the potential to elevate a leader from competent to extraordinary.

Childhood Wonder

As a child, I enjoyed drawing, painting pictures, making up stories, and acting in plays. When did the wonder of my creative process end? When have adults stopped taking the time to daydream something wonderful? In the process of becoming an adult, I put away my paints and my creativity. This fantasy of being an artist or a writer would not get me into college, or pay the bills. The mainstream world I was living in did not have room for my next great creation, it only had room for graduating from college and landing a great job.

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