I’ve blogged about work poems and how work experiences influence my poetic subjects. But a recent article in Harvard Business Review discusses how poetry has a positive influence on the personal and professional development of business professionals by:
- Teaching us to wrestle with and simplify complexity.
- Helping to develop a more acute sense of empathy.
- Developing our creativity.
- Teaching us to infuse life with beauty and meaning.
Sounds like lessons we all need to learn.
Read the full article here: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/11/the_benefits_of_poetry_for_pro.html
Special thanks to double life poet, Anna Weaver, for sending me this article.