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You are a conscious entrepreneur, keen to combine your business acumen with your big empathic heart. You are creative, living the life you dream as you seek out ways to give back to communities and the planet. You have big dreams to develop innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges, and you realize the need to collaborate with others to manifest your vision. Accessing individual creativity can be hard enough, and combining many people's ideas can be difficult without a clear design process. This workshop will introduce you tools and methodologies that will enable your creative leadership to reach its full potential.
What you will learn:
- Deepen your understanding of your own creativity and how to access it.
- Explore the process of Creative Problem Solving and how it can support collaborative design.
- Gain a deeper understanding of your own unique thinking style and preferences
- Learn how to use the FourSight Creative Thinking System to help you develop your team leadership to support more creative teams.
Generate ideas to apply collaborative design in the development of innovative Social Enterprise models.
About the speaker:
His Cum Laude B.A. from Harvard College led him to explore issues of privilege and work for justice from his hometown of Philadelphia to the Guatemala City garbage dump. This work has taken him throughout the Americas engaging diverse stakeholders in strategic planning through the development of creative and critical thinking in fields such as education, public health, business, creative industries, and entrepreneurship. He expresses his own creativity through music, photography, and capoeira bringing insights from these arts into his facilitation and mediation. In 2006 he co-founded the Guatemalan non-profit Imagitlán, and led the formation of the Kula Collective yoga teacher training school in 2015. He believes that interpersonal relationships and creativity are the keys to sustainable innovation, and brings a unique skill set to his work with individuals and groups in settings ranging from corporate board rooms to dirt-floored rural schools. His multi-cultural and multi-lingual fluency are valuable assets as groups develop and maintain creative environments of respect and trust.