My workshops have helped companies around the world to tackle hard problems, explore new possibilities, and communicate complex ideas. They will help your teams to be more imaginative in thinking, rich in communication, insightful in innovation, and supportive in collaboration. Sessions are always tailored to your organisation’s needs and can last from 1 hour to 4 days.
Empathy has been identified as a key leadership skill but how can you identify and grow empathy to build stronger teams?
We begin by using the neuroscience of touch to teach your people an amazing skill that feels like genuine mindreading.
The workshop then explores powerful techniques for harnessing and managing empathy to boost communication and promote passionate collaboration.
Nobody said it would be easy. Solving wicked problems and creating fresh opportunities in a changing world begins with creative thinking.
To collaborate and innovate effectively in tricky times requires Tricky Thinking and perseverence. This workshop will train your teams to use Design Thinking to develop flexible, resilient mindsets and to tackle tricky problems with renewed confidence and grit.
The primary driver for business success is the ability to identify valuable knowledge in a world of B.S.
Based on 20 years experience combining an analysis of a wide range of business development and innovation processes with techniques for detecting deception and fakery. This workshop will give your people the practical tools to tell genuine from rip-off, risk from rhubarb, and gold from snake oil.
Successful businesses regularly test their limits, seeking to apply their strengths in new spaces.
Using my road-tested proprietary techniques including Morning Comics and Impossibility Criteria your teams will explore new territories and generate a wealth of novel ideas.
Your teams will use a rigorous Desirability, Viability, and Feasibility (DVF) Framework to find ideas with the real-world potential to transform your business.
“If you want to make God laugh, tell her your plans.”
Planning and forecasting are essential to success but there are always surprise curve balls heading your way. This workshop uses LEGO Serious Play to map your readiness to cope with Surprise and to explore how you deal with unknown unknowns.
Your teams will develop Truthful Strategies for embracing the unexpected, benefiting from change, and rising to the challenge of uncharted waters.
Attention is a valuable resource, that’s why we pay attention.
In an attention economy focus is a key advantage for both productivity and innovation. The ability to follow, capture, and keep the attention of colleagues, clients, and customers is precious gold.
In this workshop your teams will learn how to give their attention fully, to control their own attention, and to capture and manage the attention of others.