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Introduction Edward Albee, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Chris Bangle, BMW Head Stylist Dale Chihuly, Renowned Glass Sculptor Chuck Close, Artist Milton Glaser, Designer Ilana Goor, Israeli Sculptor David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Marvin Hamlisch, Oscar-winning Composer Roland Heiler, Director of Porsche Design Ken Heyman, Photographer Steven Holl, International Architect Erica Jong, Best-selling Author Spike Lee, Film Director Daniel Libeskind, Architect Nandan Nilekani, CEO, Infosys, India Karim Rashid, International Designer James Rosenquist, Artist Julie Taymor, Theater and Film Director Paul Thompson, Smithsonian/Cooper-Hewitt Director Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple Computer Conclusions

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HERBERT M. MEYERS is the retired founding managing partner of Gerstman+Meyers (now Interbrand), a leading brand identity and design consultancy servicing Fortune 500 clients worldwide. He is a leading branding practitioner and past president of Package Design Council International and recipient of numerous design awards. Herbert Meyers was the first ever to receive the organization's PDC Award for Lifetime Packaging Excellence and Leadership. Herbert Meyers previously co-authored, The Marketer's Guide to Successful Package Design, and with Richard Gerstman co-authored, Branding @ the


'Too many families and schools discourage creativity. I left home because I was determined to do what I wanted to do.'

- - - - Edward Albee, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright

'It's my belief that an artist should give people new glasses and a new cubistic approach to looking at themselves.'

- - - - - Julie Taymor, Theater and Film Director

'I'm always trying to do things that no one has ever seen before.'

- - - - - James Rosenquist, Artist

'I think to be creative you have to resist taking the easy path.

- - - - - Daniel Libeskind, Architect

'If you think 'I want to be famous,' or 'I want to make a lot of money,' my sense is that you don't go into most creative jobs.'

- - - - David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-wiining author

'The motivation for creativity is most often the need to express your ideas to other people.'

- - - - Spike Lee, Film Director

'We knew we had something so huge that Steve (Jobs) and I couldn't do it by ourselves.'

- - - - Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple Computer

'I have always felt that, for me, creativity was really using excess energy.'

- - - - Dale Chihuly, Renowned Glass Sculptor

'People get enraged at me because they think women should not write about the things I write about, because the things that I write about, in some way, break with their notion of what a woman should be.'

- - - - - Erica Jong, Best-selling Author

'There's a conflict between professionalism that calls for minimizing risk, while creativity encourages risk.'

- - - - - Milton Glaser, Designer

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