Leading on the Creative Edge
The organizations that will thrive over time are not the ones with the deepest pockets, but the ones that unleash and apply the creativity of their workforce.
Key points include:
- How leaders can play a vital role in developing a work environment that promotes creativity
- How mistakes can actually stimulate innovation
- How to make a habit of being creative
- How to encourage the creative contributions of everyone in your organization
Duration: 1-hour keynote address by Dr. Firestien or a 3.5 hour workshop.
Group Size: Up to 2,000
Leading Innovation Teams
This program builds on the “Unleashing the Power of Creativity TM: Creative Problem Solving Basics” program. It is for managers/supervisors/team leaders who have been identified as Creative Problem Solving “champions.”
Whether you lead a multi-million dollar corporation, help a volunteer group, coach Little League, teach in a classroom, or work for a non-profit organization, this program will provide you with the cutting-edge research and crucial information you need to take your leadership (and creativity) to a new level.
During the program, participants lead Creative Problem Solving groups to tackle real organizational challenges that require group input.
Key points include:
- More effective and efficient leadership of Creative Problem Solving groups and teams
- Increased proficiency in working with teams on major challenges to solve them efficiently and effectively, thereby increasing the organization’s speed of implementing changes
- Greater ability to model appropriate behavior to foster and nurture creativity
- Enhanced skill in using additional creativity techniques with groups to help them generate and evaluate ideas effectively
- Improved leadership to resolve organizational problems More effective use of group meeting time
- Improved leadership skills
Duration: Three days with two follow-up days (one follow-up day conducted three months after the initial training and one six months after the initial training).
Group size: Up to 8.