Call Out the Fireflies

Lee, Shelley A.
April 2004
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p12
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the views of Fred Mandell, a financial planner, on the ability of financial planners to develop creative competencies that can be used in positions of management and leadership or to gain a competitive edge. According to Mandell, people live in a world in which most think there are those who do art. The humanity of art, says Mandell, creates a new alchemy between who people are and what they see. And good leaders and creative business thinkers see differently. He argues that a good picture engages the viewer, perhaps disturbs the way he sees the world. A good picture will not affirm what is already seen. It will not charm or beguile. It will bring the viewer to a place he has never seen before.


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