Leadership Lessons from Confucius: the creative process

Richard Brown
3 min readJul 6, 2019

Confucius said: “Perhaps there are some people who can create something new without really understanding what they’re doing, but I’m not one of them. I listen a lot, pick the best of it, and follow it; I observe a lot and take note of it. This is the best way for me to learn.”

There are a lot of myths surrounding creativity, not to mention a thriving publishing and…

Richard Brown

I live in Taiwan and am interested in exploring what ancient Chinese philosophy can tell us about technology and the rise of modern China.