An organization that doesn’t innovate will be left behind in today’s business climate – and this becomes especially challenging when organizational speed and complexity reign. This program is intended for those leading innovation in VUCA environments. If you are a leader who needs to learn how to create the conditions for innovation and creativity to thrive on your team amidst shifting priorities and constant change, then this program is for you.
The program teaches participants to use brain-based approaches to develop and support innovation as a solution for both everyday problems and big “break-through” innovations. Leaders will learn how to enable the creative energy of their staff to flourish and how to embed this capacity in their organization’s culture in order to sustain it in the long term.
How will my effectiveness improve from attending this program?
You will develop and learn how to:
Develop the capacity for greater creativity in yourself and your team
Combat stress and reduce its limiting impact on creativity
Generate and maintain a positive mindset for yourself and your staff
Foster the conditions for a synergy of ideas
Optimize the emotional climate on your team for creativity
Navigate different perspectives and manage conflict under pressure
Sharpen team problem solving skills during meetings
Structure decision-making communications between executives and project teams
Who should attend?
The program is designed for senior leaders, managers, and emerging leaders seeking to operate effectively in complex and fast-paced environments and want to cultivate greater innovation and creativity in their teams.
What’s the program structure?
A series of two one-day workshops with a one-month practice period in-between.
During the one-month practice period, you will be applying course frameworks and tools to real workplace scenarios. We will support your learning and engagement through a mobile app containing content, learning activities, and encouragement from instructors.
How many people can attend?
A maximum of 24 participants.
What will be covered?
Connecting brain & body with the creative process
How to bring brain and body into alignment through present-centered awareness as a foundation for creativity
Unleashing the emotional drivers of creativity
Deepen your capacity for managing stress
Shift team emotions to optimize creative potential
Manage team emotions to maintain creative brainpower
Creating a positive brain state to boost creativity
Recognize and manage negative bias to maintain creative potential
Cultivate positivity through brain-based practices that drive creativity
The art of effective innovation teams
Develop the fundamentals of team effectiveness
Foster the ideal conditions for team synergy
Fueling creativity through the emotional ripple effect
Recognize and manage how emotions ripple through teams
Harness team emotions to boost team productivity and vitality
Leading innovation through conversational intelligence
Manage conflict, navigate different perspectives, and limit group distraction
Sharpen team focus, attention, and awareness
Improve team problem solving skills through framing and effective meeting management
Structure decision-making communication between executive and project teams