Creative Emergence with Michelle James, #ORadio by Michael Ostrolenk published on 2019-08-03T11:51:24Z Ostrolenk speaks with Michelle James, CEO of The Center for Creative Emergence and founder of Quantum Leap Business Improv. Michelle is an applied creativity catalyst, facilitator, and coach who has worked with diverse organizations – including Microsoft, PBS, NIH, Deloitte, Pepsi, and NOAA among others – using whole-brain and somatic creativity, including applied improvisation, to support better leadership, collaboration, and business development. James details the benefits of improv, its natural order, and the value in a “yes, and” approach. She also discusses body-centered practices in her work, which help clients to embody a concept, or move non-habitually opening up creative potential and emergence. To learn more about Michelle’s whole-brain approaches, visit her website www.creativeemergence.com, read her blog https://creativeemergence.typepad.com/, and be on the lookout for her book Pattern Breaks: A Facilitator’s Guide to Cultivating Creativity. Show sponsor Resilience Parenting (https://resilienceparenting.info/).