Welcome to the March 2006 edition of Key Inspirations eLearning Service with Kevin Asbjornson, MIM, Leadership and Performance consultant, keynote inspirational speaker and performing artist. Thank you for subscribing!
Key Inspiration for the Day: Creative leadership is the work of artists. In the book The Leader’s Edge – Six Creative Competencies for Navigating Complex Challenges, co-author Charles J. Palus, PhD identifies the six unique intellectual tools necessary for successfully tackling complex challenges. He finds in Kevin Asbjornson’s Leadership and Performance experience Artistry of Leadership®, a number of these essential components. “Artistry is essential to leadership, but for a long time we have been stuck on the surface of that particular metaphor,” Palus says. “Kevin Asbjornson takes us deep into the subtleties of how and why artistry matters for the leadership work of paying attention, connecting, and creating shared meaning. The aesthetic competencies of managing and leading are made clear in the Artistry of Leadership.” Palus is Senior Enterprise Associate at the Center for Creative Leadership. For more information about Palus’s
In This Edition:
Kevin Asbjornson, MIM, Named Finalist for Prestigious Award Acknowledging Innovative Integration of Business and Arts
Kevin Asbjornson, MIM, was recognized as a finalist for the Innovation Award at the 19th Annual Business for the Arts Awards in recognition of his groundbreaking integration of business and the arts. The awards, sponsored by the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, were presented at a Gala Luncheon on March 15 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
“I’m deeply honored to have been chosen as a finalist for this award,” Kevin says, “and I’m sure I join all award nominees in thanking the CBCA for its leadership role in bringing the transformational impact of the arts to the business community.” Kevin’s interactive Leadership and Performance experience, Artistry of Leadership – Creating Meaningful Connections®, represents a highly innovative integration of business and performing arts-based learning and reflects his personal and professional commitment to inspiring creative leadership at corporations and organizations around the world. For more information about the CBCA, click here. For more information about Artistry of Leadership, click here.
Kevin Asbjornson, MIM, Expands Role in Healthcare Industry with New Affiliation and Clients.
In addition to his SAH membership, Kevin works with clients in healthcare and related industries, including the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Trust, NISH Institute, Kansas Health Foundation, and Kansas Oral Health Initiative. He is also Performing Artist in Residence at Boys & Girls Town - Missouri and Colorado Boys Ranch.
For more information about the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, click here.
Kevin Asbjornson, MIM, Brings Artistry of Leadership to Non-profit Health and Wellness Organization
Kevin Asbjornson's DVD portfolio, featuring a Telly award-winning, high-definition film about Artistry of Leadership®, is now available.
The DVD includes information about Kevin’s groundbreaking work on creative leadership, his
clients, testimonials and three complimentary recordings from his CDs of contemporary piano solos.
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