Toronto author and blogger, Lisa Phillips, has a message that’s going global!
Lisa has had two articles published in The Washington Post in the last week, with one reaching almost 50,000 shares alone throughout social media. Her message focuses on arts and leadership as the most necessary skills for today’s young people to develop in order to compete in a global job market and achieve success in their future careers.
Her most recent article Why We Love Artists but not Arts Education can be found at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/01/29/why-we-love-artists-but- not-arts-education/
And the first article The Top 10 Skills Children Learn from the Arts at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/01/22/top-10-skills-children- learn-from-the-arts/
Lisa will be providing an exclusive insight into her message and new book, The Artistic Edge: 7 Skills Children Need to Succeed in an Increasingly Right Brain World on February 9, 2013 in Toronto Her book explores how creativity and leadership are vital skills for young people to develop, and features a Foreword written by Raymond Aaron, the New York Times bestselling author of Chicken Soup for the Parent’s Soul. Lisa has learned from millionaire CEO’s and entrepreneurs such as Eric Trump, JT Foxx, Michael Eisner (former CEO of Disney) and Steve Wozniak (Co-founder of Apple), in order to become an expert on what employers see as today’s secret to career success.