Walter Isaacson, University Professor of History at Tulane, has been CEO of the Aspen Institute, chairman of CNN, and editor of Time magazine. He is the author of Leonardo da Vinci; Steve Jobs; Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography.
From the interview below:
“One of the important things is you meet a lot of smart people. What you realize quickly is smart people are a dime a dozen and most don’t usually amount to much. It’s the creative people that change the world. What is creativity and how do you achieve it? I look at the people that stand at the intersection of science and art. This is where creativity occurs.”
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