I drew this sketchnote (as shown above) listening to Natalie Nixon's talk at TEDx Philadelphia in 2014 about Improvisation, Jazz, Leadership and Collective Intelligence.
Natalie Nixon is Director of the Strategic Design MBA program and Associate Professor in Fashion Merchandising & Management at Philadelphia University, she works to connect the dots between theory and practice.
In a jazz combo, each player performs at the top of their game, building a flow of music out of potential chaos -- by listening hard to one another and embracing mistakes. Natalie Nixon lays out the 7 rules of such “chaordic” systems, flirting between order and chaos, and shows how you can borrow from great players to boost your own creative flow.
Here is the video of Natalie's talk: