Over four decades the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada, has been concerned with how leaders develop the capacity to imagine new ideas, create new possibilities, and breathe life into ideas and possibilities in order to transform them into reality. At the heart of the Banff Centre's leadership development programs is not only a recognition of the limitations of relying only on the technical proficiencies typically associated with leadership but also a realization of how artists and artistic processes can inform the practice of leadership. The Banff Centre has learned much from the work of Palus, Horth, and others at CCL who have pioneered the understanding of creative competencies.

In the Banff Centre's leadership development programs, ...

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