In the business world, there are unlimited opportunities to learn through ‘left-brain’ activities. A few years back I decided to complement my ‘left-brain’ working life with ‘right-brain’ interests. For each cloud conference on my to-do list (i.e., Dreamforce), I make time for a creative program such as one hosted by Sustainable Brands, Wisdom 2.0 or SXSW.
I believe the two worlds are on a collision course for the sake of a better world. The journey really begins with us when we realize that we can do more as leaders. Chip Conley, an exec at Airbnb, connects the dots in this talk at Sustainable Brands 2011 (which I attended).