Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language.  Don’t search for the answers … Live the questions now.” – Rainer Maria RilkeRead Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

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The post-apocalyptic world of Joy Williams’s ‘Harrow’ reads like a cautionary tale

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Louise Penny’s latest mystery imagines a post-covid world. Things are still pretty complicated.

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Putting the Asian Experience of World War II at Center Stage: A Reading List of Essential Books

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World Literature Today to Co-host Online “RESISTIR Latin America” Poetry Event and Call for Peace

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WATCH: Will Alexander Reads from His New Poetry Collection, Divine Blue Light

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Why Travel Writing is a Form of Memoir and How Covid Has Changed How We See the World

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The best new business books CEOs read in 2022

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Poetry and Social Class: Robert Pinsky on His Many Readings of Robert Lowell

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