Creativity is crucial to business success. But too often, even the most innovative organization quickly becomes a "giant hairball"--a tangled, impenetrable mass of rules, traditions, and systems, all based on what worked in the past--that exercises an inexorable pull into mediocrity. Gordon... read more
“"If we do not let go, we make prisoners of ourselves."”Gordon MacKenzie
“"Any time a bureaucrat (i.e., a custodian of a system) stands between you and something you need or want, your challenge is to help that bureaucrat discover a means, harmonious with the system, to meet your needs."”Gordon MacKenzie
““You have a masterpiece inside you, too, you know. One unlike any that has ever been created, or ever will be. And remember: If you go to your grave without painting your masterpiece, it will not get painted. No one else can paint it. Only you.””Gordon MacKenzie
“But because you cannot focus on it, you cannot measure the actual creative process. Well, in the eyes of any Anal Retentive worth his salt, anything that cannot be measured is of doubtful value -- and even of doubtful existence.”Gordon MacKenzie
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