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The Ignorant Maestro

How Great Leaders Inspire Unpredictable Brilliance

By Itay Talgam
12-minute read
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The Ignorant Maestro: How Great Leaders Inspire Unpredictable Brilliance by Itay Talgam

The Ignorant Maestro (2015) delves into the world of orchestral music, symphonies and opera to reveal insights into leadership – with an added twist. By taking a closer look at some of the greatest names in classical music, these blinks help us uncover new perspectives on how we can drive unity and innovation by embracing mistakes.

  • Managers interested in what can be learned from the creative world
  • Leaders who want new perspectives on leadership
  • Fans of classical music who want a new view of the genre’s greatest conductors

Itay Talgam is an Israeli conductor who has worked with the most of Israel’s orchestras. Since his debut as a conductor in 1987, he has also worked with many of the world’s most renowned orchestras, including the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and the Leipzig Opera. He has also used his experiences from the world of music and conducting to give lectures and keynote presentations on leadership in business.

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