Provocateurs : A Sneak Peek at CLA
One thing we’re really looking forward to at the upcoming Creative Leadership Academy? Engaging with our provocateurs to encourage a creative flow allowing for the creative process to begin. With sessions that will stimulate your thinking, you will “believe by seeing.”
So, who are they, and what will they share? You’ll hear the following:
Creativity & Innovation: Jonah Lehrer, Author, How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist
New advances in brain science have changed the way we humans view, and approach, the mysterious act of creativity. In this deeply practical talk, Jonah Lehrer, an acclaimed science reporter for Wired and the New Yorker, shows us the most startling, cutting-edge and optimistic findings—breaking open the black box of the human mind to show us how, literally, to spark creativity in everything we do.
How to Spark Business Transformation with Disruptive Thinking: Luke Williams, Author, Disrupt
To compete today, business leaders need a revolution in thinking: a steady stream of disruptive strategies and unexpected solutions to stay ahead of the game. Outline a new method of disruptive thinking––a way of thinking that will help business leaders to produce and implement ideas that alter the trajectory of a business and revive stagnant markets. Learn how to combine fluid creativity with analytical rigor in a simple five-stage process for successfully disrupting any market.
Experience Design: Chris Waugh, IDEO
Thinking like a designer can transform the way organizations develop products, services, processes, and strategy. This approach, which IDEO calls design thinking, brings together what is desirable from a human point of view with what is technologically feasible and economically viable. It also allows people who aren’t trained as designers to use creative tools to solve a vast range of challenges.