Musician Brian Eno termed this as ‘scenius’ or a collective form of genius. This “ecology of talent,” as Eno puts it, is a great concept to describe the interaction between a scene or an environment and how it leads to collaboration between talented people.
But this is not just a way to explain the formation of movements or genres within art. I think that it is a valid way to describe and better understand how leaders and entrepreneurs operate within the business environment. ‘Scenius’ in the business world is most commonly referred to as collaboration. It’s the concept of bringing together talented individuals from a range of professions and coming up with new and innovative ways to tackle problems. At Saatchi & Saatchi we call it ‘One Team One Dream. Nothing is impossible’.