Impaciencia y tú #LetrasDesnudas

¿Sabes quién eres?
¿Quieres descubrirlo conmigo?
Yo quiero.
Anhelo, fantaseo.

Tu transformación natural.
Palpar tu curiosidad inmensa,
la que alguna vez
me atrapó.

Existe,
en tiempo presente,
ese tú
lleno de pasión.

¿Por qué te temes?

Vuelve a ti
mientras espero
a que arda
tu infinita llama.

Sólo recuerda,
la paciencia sí es finita.

 

Los textos de este blog pertenecen a la autora Alicia Strathern.

Commentary on sense of wonder in companies

Sense of wonder is a key value for creativity and, at the same time, it’s a crucial asset at any company regardless of industry.

When you’re reading a job description, it’s common to find the company’s mission, vision, and values. The ideal candidate  would not only align with them but also embody them in and out of the office.

As a professional who’s been involved in the creative industry, it has come to my attention that sense of wonder isn’t listed as a corporate value. What would we do without adding a spark of newness to our daily tasks? The 9-5 working hours bite hard.

If surprise and spontaneity were a core part of a day in the office, and every colleague had a chance to incorporate them in their processes, professional environments would be more dynamic.

What does sense of wonder in companies look like?

Every industry is unique, and it would be impossible to find a fit-for-all scheme. This is why, when it comes to defining or redefining corporate values, it’s important to think about the culture that will be built. Culture itself affects behaviour. Therefore, encouraging sense of wonder in each collaborator has roots in attitudes and willingness to be part of that dynamic.

How does your company think about sense of wonder?

Juramento #LetrasDesnudas

Júrame,
por lo más sagrado,
que recordarás mi voz
aunque hayas olvidado mi nombre.

Mírame
en la única imagen
donde me dibujé
en tu pupila lujuriosa.

Tú ya eres
parte de mí
aunque jamás
te vuelva a hablar.

Llévame
en los confines
de tu corazón fugaz.
Si lo tienes.

Una parte de ti
quedó marcada.
Aunque lo niegues,
ya no eres el mismo.

Búscame
en las horas
de insomnio.
Invócame.

Que lo temporal
se haga eterno
en un silencio
de complicidad.

Júrame que así será.

Los textos de este blog pertenecen a la autora Alicia Strathern.

sense of wonder and creativity

Sense of wonder and creativity: surprise yourself daily

One element of creativity that’s worth revisiting as often as possible is sense of wonder. This concept tends to be associated with childlike wonder, which makes sense. What else would come to mind when thinking about a person who’s constantly surprised by life?

James Clear puts it in precise words:

Children are joyful and treat each day as a miracle. (…) Each day, they hear a new word or listen to a new song or learn about a new animal. It’s their first time visiting that restaurant or jumping in that pool or riding that rollercoaster. The world is continually unfolding before them.

 

Clear also asks a couple of important questions: How can you introduce more surprise into your life as an adult? How can you renew your sense of wonder and creativity?

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