The Information Symphony

Drug Discovery World

May 2012

A leading ballet conductor recently told me of courses which he runs for senior business leaders. He allows them to conduct an orchestra: first, very strictly, with close direction applied to each instrument; he then shows them how to conduct the same score but harnessing the artistic talent of each group of players, encouraging active listening to each other – and then adding a conductor’s overall interpretation. This model of active collaboration between multi-skilled players on a managed platform provides a fascinating and revealing insight that has great relevance in the life sciences, particularly in today’s world of change.

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