How to find a way out of chaos “Halt im Haltlosen” was the theme of the 10th SWF Forum in Berlin. More info here. There were many stimulating impulses from Sociologist to Climate Investigator, from Chess Grandmaster to Design Researcher, from Journalist to Head of the Collaborative Governance Lab – enriched with practical interventions from […]
I am always on the lookout, searching and experimenting with visualisations of the dynamic strategy of music thinking. The idea of music thinking, the concept and, as I called it earlier, the music thinking framework, is a dynamic model to help individuals, teams, and organisations to work together better. And Ta-Taa!!!: Here is the Music […]
Are you listening? Are you Deep Listening? How do you move from scoring to listening? Well, composer Pauline Oliveros taught us how to use short instructions – she calls them Text Scores – to interact and listen deeply. What is it? A Text Score is a short instruction to engage (non) musicians in an activity. […]
What if you look at your business endeavour with a music mindset? Is it possible to find patterns and positions in music and then explore them in your work field? Let’s have a look at the key visual “Leadership Positions of Music Thinking” from the book The Power of Music Thinking. The book starts with […]
Last week we did a music thinking lecture at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) as part of the AURORA International Co-Creation Learning Lab. Video of the co-creation In three steps, Danny La Haye, Wolfgang Stark and Christof Zürn teamed up to co-create a practical music thinking intervention:Bass and Saxophone to explain different positions a co-creator should use in a free improvisation based on […]
Business improvisation in VUCA times. A 3-hour interactive lecture concert. An experiment in Zoom for 16 participants from various companies. Here is the introductory video with a very short glimpse of the first musical interaction..
We were invited to do a music thinking breakout session. The objective was to engage half of the conference (about 70 people) in a breakout workshop, let them learn and reflect about the things they heard and make a performance all together after the last actor to end the day with a big bang.
At the moment we are planning new courses open training en in-house training . Focus is on how to use music thinking in your organisation.
In April we did half-day music thinking workshop for an international think tank that stands for ‘brands with a conscience’. The idea was to generate new ideas for the celebration of their 20th anniversary in 2020.