Bruce Flye, Graphic Developmentologist

Transformations™ first came alive through the artwork of Bruce Flye.

Bruce Flye: The Garden of Eden

Bruce Flye: The Garden of Eden

One day I asked Bruce if he could draw some avatars of action logics. “What?” …   “What does that even mean??” The first character-images he drew are the same style you see now. It was an amazing moment of creativity. Bruce birthed these characters along with a world in which they continue to live, develop and evolve. They express the logics of life in self-engaging ways that invite interpretive play. This kind of graphic illustration of developmental states and stages is unique, I believe. Susanne Cook-Greuter warns of “the lure of language” to the exclusion of other ways of knowing and being, and invented visual aids to help specialists think about development. Transformations™ integrates short phrases and visual images into coherent memes which invite imagination and serious play. (Bruce is also the artist behind the renowned Leadership Metaphor Explorer™.)

Interdependence

Bruce Flye: Interdependence

About Charles J. Palus & David Magellan Horth

Charles J. Palus & David Magellan Horth are Senior Fellows at the Center for Creative Leadership. Many thanks to Steadman Harrison III, CEO of GO Innovation.com, and Senior Associate for the Center for Creative Leadership.
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