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Erik Wahl Discusses Having and Sharing Risky Ideas

By: Sophia Pelka - Published: Feb 23, 2012 • References: theartofvision and youtube
Erik Wahl worked for the corporate world for ten years. He developed a raging frustration for the lack of innovative thinking within the business world. As a result, Wahl took to the artist community and developed a serious passion for painting. His progressive speech reviews the power of creative energy.

After completing a mixed-media portrait of Bono, Wahl confronts the audience about the level of uninhabited creative processes involved in the business world. He asks the audience who among them has the ability to draw. Next to no one is willing to share. From this Wahl urges the viewers to becomes more like kindergarten children -- light up at the chance to share ideas and show off skills.