Why Reading Poetry Can Make You a Better Leader

Business books are fine, but poetry is the key to innovative thinking

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Frequent poetry reading develops your perceptiveness and thinking capabilities, nurturing problem-solving skills for complex, multifaceted, and ambiguous problems.

Poetry can improve your problem-solving abilities

Poetry can spark your creativity

Poetry can train you to be more empathetic

Thinking thoughts about creativity’s best & most elegant uses. Wandering nonlinear paths in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Stanford ’19 rosaliechang.com

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