Columbia Business School

A large part of the beauty of the Orchestra Experience is that it allows participants to really feel the difference that leaders can make.  It is one thing to tell executives that they have to be a step ahead of those they lead, or that micromanaging strangles motivation and creativity.  But it is immensely more powerful to show them, and indeed allow them to hear, the disappointing product of the reactive leader or the micromanager.  It also matters that the leadership lessons are offered in the context of the gorgeous music, and Dominic Alldis’s gracious facilitation.  It is a session that brings out the best in everyone, as both leaders and learners…
Paul Ingram
Kravis Professor of Business
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