Build an organization
to support innovation

Why Do it?

Stimulate organizational creative action
Build a plan to innovate in your organization

How Long?

2 - 4 days
Who Attends?

All leaders and managers

About Your

Bruce Honig is the founder of Honig IdeaGuides. Bruce brings over 27 years in the field of Education, Training, Facilitation and Organizational Development to his clients. Bruce is an specialist in creativity and innovation. For over 29 years he studied and taught creativity and innovation at colleges and businesses.

Bruce has a B.A. in Educational Philosophy and a M.A. in Educational Psychology and Curriculum Design.

Bruce's unique understanding of the creative process led him to invent a nationally marketed board game, CREATE™: The Game that Challenges and Expands your Creativity, as well as many other games such as Just Imagine™, Sproin-n-g™ and Choices™. He also produced, wrote and directed Brainstormers™ a television game show.

For years he edited and wrote The CreativeMind, a newsletter devoted to supporting innovation in business, and wrote many journal articles on the creative act.

He is also the principal author of Creative Collaboration: Simple Tools for Inspired Team Work published by Crisp Publications Bruce was a board member of American Society for Training And Development and a member of the International Association of Facilitators.

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Creativity & Innovation

Inspiring Creativity!
How to Cultivate Creativity and Innovation in Others:
For Leaders and Managers

This workshop focuses on cultivating innovation in the workplace.

You will learn how to provide a climate to support the creative process and thereby increase innovation. You will create a plan to develop the innovation in your organization.

In this customed designed workshop, managers and leaders learn how to create an infrastructure and culture that will allow innovation and creativity to thrive. This is part planning workshop and part training program.

Areas usually covered and discussed are:

  • Developing mission and vision for innovation
  • How to stimulate creativity
  • Barriers and issues regarding creativity
  • How to reward innovative thinking
  • Your Management processes
  • Feedback systems needed for creativity
  • Providing appropriate resources
  • Providing a sense of safety and security
  • How to develop trust to be creative
  • Creating an organizational structure that is conducive to innovation

At the workshop you will learn about the "BETA" approach. Inspiring ones ability to be creative and innovative hinges on four key approaches we call the BETA approach:

B - Creative Blocks and Barriers
Become aware of their key organizational blocks and barriers and developing a plan to mitigate these barriers

E - Creative Calisthenics (Exercises to practice your creativity)
Create ways to exercise the "creative muscles" of your employees

T- Tools and Techniques for Generating Ideas
Use team idea generation and decision making tools for generating creative yet practical ideas

A - Concepts and Awareness about Creativity
Become aware about the creative make-up of your organization through special assessments. You will learn what makes them employees tick and motivated to be creative and innovate. You will have learn and planned to implement key concepts and strategies to nurture and encourage the creativity in others. In short, you will b
ecome familiar with the "universe of creativity" as it relates to your organization based on 4 basic elements:

1) The creative process

    Idea Generation
    Aha! (Decision Making), and
    Action (Implementation)

2) The climate for creativity and innovation

3) The creators, the team and their personalities

4) The input and output (product) of innovation

This workshop includes a handbook...

We will tailor this program to your organization's needs.

For requesting information regarding Creativity and Innovation
please call 415-479-2028 or click on "request for proposal"

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