Sir Ken Robinson

Internationally Acclaimed Creativity and Innovation Expert and New York Times Bestselling Author

Sir Ken Robinson

His work is as relevant and imperative for the parents of a twelve-year-old as it is for the CEO of a behemoth Corporation.

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An internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation in education and business, Sir Ken Robinson is also one of the world’s leading speakers. Videos of his famous talks to the prestigious TED Conference are the most viewed in the history of the organization and have been seen by an estimated 300 million people in over 150 countries. 

Sir Ken works with governments in Europe, Asia and the US, international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and leading cultural organizations. He led a national commission on creativity, education and the economy for the UK Government, was the central figure in developing a strategy for creative and economic development as part of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland, and was one of four international advisors to the Singapore Government for a strategy to become the creative hub of SE Asia.

Called “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine, Sir Ken has received numerous awards and recognitions for his groundbreaking contributions. He was included in Thinkers50 list of the world’s leading business thinkers and has been named one of TIME/Fortune/CNN’s Principal Voices. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts.

His 2009 book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, is a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into 21 languages. A 10th anniversary edition of his classic work on creativity and innovation, Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative, was published in 2011. Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life, was published in 2013 and is also a New York Times bestseller. His latest book, published in 2015, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education, written with Robinson’s trademark wit and engaging style, includes groundbreaking research and tackles the critical issue of how to transform the nation’s troubled educational system.

Books by Sir Ken Robinson

Articles by Sir Ken Robinson

  • Top 4 Lessons: The Art of Leadership

    Sir Ken Robinson

    1. Learning's Natural but Mostly Cultural Everyone is born with profound talents. Different and unique talents. Sir Ken Robinson says that Human Resources are a lot like natural resources – they are rich but are not always just lying at the surface – you have to dig for them.


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