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Rediscovering a Mythic Worldview

Posted on November 20, 2014
By Michael Jones

Leadership isn’t just about knowledge, skills and the ability to inspire change and transformation. Increasingly it is also about worldviews or our visions of life.

Worldviews are also a way of life, helping us understanding the beliefs, values and principles that motivate us to certain kinds of action and behavior.

Our current worldviews are mostly framed through the lenses of politics and power, strategy and structure, human assets and development. But there is a fresh lens emerging, a narrative of aliveness that taps into the ancient wisdom of our mythic imagination. As this new narrative - which is rooted in nature, art and community - begins to inspire our thoughts and ideas, our world may be truly transformed. 


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Michael Jones

By Michael Jones

Michael Jones is leadership educator, writer and pianist/composer. He is the author of two books exploring leadership artistry and community and is also known for his many recordings of original compositions for solo piano. Michael is on the executive leadership faculties at The Banff Centre in Calgary Alberta and the University of Texas, San Antonio. He speaks on the relationship between leadership and creativity across North America. His web site is

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