I believe in the power of art/creativity to transform ourselves and our organisations, I know this from personal experience, and there is a lot of research and many, many books to back up my anecdotal evidence. My favourite one, (and full disclosure, I helped edit the English version) is Creative Company.
From page 10 of Creative Company, on why we need to learn from artists:
“All of a sudden, we saw that people who had a connection to art, who were active in the arts, could consciously or unconsciously develop that connection into an advantage in dealing with complexity and dynamics. They were curious, had fewer prejudices, and could empathise easily with others; they were very creative and capable of handling uncertainty, complexity, and mistakes.”
Some slides on the benefits of creativity at work:
See what else I’m doing in this space on my blog: https://www.realisation-of-potential.com/creativity/transformation-through-creativity/ or just get in touch with me: stephanie @ realisation-of-potential . com (take out the spaces).