What do Disney television honcho Anne Sweeney and internationally renowned education theorist Sir Ken Robinson have in common? Ideas for unlocking creativity in both children and adults.
Disney/ABCTelevision group president Anne Sweeney is one of the most powerful and forward-thinking executives in the entertainment business, but in the presence of Sir Ken Robinson, he of the ur–TED Talk about how schools kill creativity, she's Princess Leia, she says, crying out, "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi, help me!" (Disney owns the Star Wars franchise now, so it's cool.) Sweeney laughs as she says it, but she's clearly delighted to be hosting Robinson at her Los Angeles home, where the two convene on her patio for tea and conversation. The two explore how Sweeney's life mirrors the themes in … [Continue reading...]