Ken Robinson

Sir Kenneth Robinson is an English author, speaker, and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education, and arts bodies. He is most famous for his TED talks and his 2009 book ‘The Element’, which refers to the experience of personal talent meeting personal passion.

Don’t Fence Me In (Book Review)

A review of Jef Staes’ newest book in which he claims that we are grinding to a halt because of three fences that we have built around education, organizations and society.


Most people don’t even know what they are capable of.

Mindset, Membership and the Matthew Effect

I have grown up with the firm belief that in order to achieve something in life you need to have a degree. Although I resent that statement with all of my heart I have come to a point that I no longer can deny it.

The Education Revolution (Part 1): Sir Ken Robinson

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning.

Play – Like Children Play

"I began to think of children not as immature adults, but of adults as atrophied children. But when I said this to educationalists, they became angry.” – Keith Johnstone This week I would like to highlight the importance of creativity in the setting of an organizational change program. Regardless of the change you are dealing […]

My Inconvenient Truth (part 3)

A few weeks ago I blogged about the inconvenient truth (part 1) that "‘the ability to interact, the courage not to judge and the naivety to commit before knowing how" is a fundamental management skill in order to evolve and innovate. I did not really find a management guru to match that thought but luckily […]