How well do you nurture your creative spirit as a leader?
Gayle Lantz interviews Jacob Nordby, who argues that creativity is a natural human gift, not reserved for the “creative types.” However, we lose touch with this innate creativity over time. Rediscovering it takes intention and practice.
Jacob Nordby is a passionate author of The Divine Arsonist, Blessed are the Weird and The Creative Cure. He provides insights to help leaders reconnect with creativity through self-inquiry and daily journaling rituals. They discuss moving past self-doubt and silencing the inner critic—common challenges for many leaders and entrepreneurs.
He explains that “aliveness and creativity are the same thing.” Listen to their conversation on this week’s CEO on the Go episode to start bringing more imagination into your leadership and life. Discover how to cultivate imagination and creativity in your business by nurturing it within yourself and others.
This episode covers:
- Why doubt and lack of confidence hold many leaders back from realizing their natural gifts
- Three powerful journaling questions to ask yourself daily
- How to cultivate more resourceful mindsets and move past stress
- The importance of making space for reflection
- Tips for tapping into your creative nature at work
- How to send supportive signals to your inner self
- Why leaders must go beyond task lists to make a positive impact