The Element

Author(s): Ken Robinson


A breakthrough book about talent, passion, and achievement from one of the world's leading thinkers on creativity and self-fulfillment.
The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. When people arrive at the Element, they feel most themselves and most inspired and achieve at their highest levels. With a wry sense of humor, Ken Robinson looks at the conditions that enable us to find ourselves in the Element and those that stifle that possibility. Drawing on the stories of a wide range of people, including Paul McCartney, Matt Groening, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, and Bart Conner, he shows that age and occupation are no barrier and that this is the essential strategy for transformA-ing education, business, and communities in the twenty-first century.


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Ken Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources. He has worked with national governments in Europe and Asia, international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, national and state education systems, non-profit organizations and some of the world's leading cultural organizations. He was knighted in 2003 for his contribution to education and the arts.

To learn more about Sir Ken Robinson, visit his website at:

General Fields

  • : 9780143116738
  • : Penguin Group (China)
  • : Penguin China
  • : 0.204
  • : December 2009
  • : 196mm X 127mm X 18mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ken Robinson
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : English
  • : 153.9
  • : 274
  • : illustrations