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Poetry at Work: The Poetry of the Organization Chart

4 Comments 23 April 2013

I’m likely to date myself here, but when I first worked for a large organization, one of the most important documents one could be given was the organization chart. The chart made sense of the organization, in this case a large corporation. It demonstrated order, logic, rationality, and control. It provided a compass or map, […]

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Poetry at Work: Beauty in the Workplace

7 Comments 05 March 2013

Few associate our work with beauty. It’s one of the reasons, perhaps the primary reason, we fail to see poetry at work. No beauty, no poetry.

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Poetry at Work: Dana Gioia on Poetry in Business

4 Comments 19 February 2013

The conventional American wisdom is that poets “must be people out of the ordinary; they must be strong, even eccentric individuals.” In other words, Walt Whitman fits our preconceived notions; Wallace Stevens, corporate lawyer, does not.

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Poetry at Work Day, Done Good

4 Comments 18 January 2013

We celebrated the first Poetry at Work Day all a-Twitter with work poems. A few highlights from the day.

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10 Great Poems About Work

4 Comments 11 January 2013

Need a few poems to read for Poetry at Work Day, or any day at all? Check out these 10 great poems about work. Then maybe write a few of your own.

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This Week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks

1 Comment 20 September 2012

The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Seth Haines. 1 Art Brian Hirschy is a good friend and a grand photographer. Last weekend we were discussing the state of photography and how the iPhone has become a useful tool in the photographer’s gear bag. With its high resolution capabilities and the development of […]

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Poetry in the Workplace

12 Comments 04 September 2012

A few years ago, I was responsible for a fairly large team, and we needed help in writing. I had heard a poet speak at a writer’s conference, and was completely taken by his passion for writing, words, and language. So I invited him to be our guest speaker for a seminar. People on other […]

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Guy Kawasaki Says to Use Poetry in Business

14 Comments 13 April 2012

Rhyming, according to Kawasaki, is serious business.

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The Heart Aroused: Chaos and Complexity

12 Comments 28 March 2012

Allowing the science of complexity -- and the poetic tradition -- to play out naturally in the maze of business might take a little trust.

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The Heart Aroused: Strategy and Soul

11 Comments 21 March 2012

There's an equal place in the psyche for both strategy and soul.

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The Heart Aroused: Embracing Fire

31 Comments 14 March 2012

How can you give oxygen to the fire of your creative soul in business?

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The Heart Aroused: Meetings in the Dark

29 Comments 07 March 2012

How has fear kept you from tapping into your creative soul, in business or in life?

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This Week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks

11 Comments 23 February 2012

Finding the best in poetry and poetic endeavors.

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Journey into Poetry: Jim Wood

9 Comments 20 February 2012

I have no business writing poetry. I am a corporate executive whose days are filled with calculus and quantifications.

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