“Creativity fuels the growth engine that drives results.”
—Jeff DeGraff, professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and author, Leading Innovation and Creativity at Work
“The ability to manage, organise, cultivate and nurture creative thinking is directly linked to growth and achievement”
The Ernst & Young 2010 Connecting Innovation to Profit study
How to foster creativity in the workplace
A strong, structured creative environment in the workplace supports flexibility, enhances the ability to adapt to change, and creates space for breakthroughs and innovation.
Everyone is creative and has strengths that are valuable. It is a matter of creating the environment to acknowledge peoples differences and to support their growth.
In order for a creative culture to thrive in the workplace it needs to be promoted and supported from the top down.
This is one of the areas where I can help. I can offer management:
- Surveys and analysis to assess general workplace creativity
- Surveys and analysis to identify employees' creative style and level
- Strategies to promote, support, and harness employees' creativity
- Essential components for high performance creative teams
- Activities that break up routines and stimulate creativity
- Methods to document, measure, analyse and reward creativity
To ensure your business has the creative competitive advantage contact Christy on 0408222910
Team Building, Professional Development
Quality Team building and professional development activities that are much more than just a bit of fun. These workshops have the potential to have a significant impact on workplace performance.
So much contemporary research highlights the importance of creativity in determining business and professional success. However, many still see creativity as an enigmatic quality knowable only to artist types. This couldn't be further from the truth. Creativity is a skill that can be taught in very simple terms that anyone can understand.
Using an exciting, playful and engaging process, Creative Wings corporate/business/professional workshops teach creative and imaginative skills; explore workplace dynamics; and enhance a team's abilty to collaborate creatively and succesfully. Participants will leave the workshops feeling inspired and prepared to to apply a new, more creative, perspective to their workplace roles.
These workshops will benefit people, at all levels, whose daily tasks involve some degree of problem-solving, decision-making, and independent thinking.
"There is no need, no service, no asset, no skill imaginable that cannot be accessed through creativity. Thinking outside the box and getting creative in finding solutions to business “challenges” can be vital ... Common frustrations that entrepreneurs face such as staffing, equipment, services, marketing, etc. can all be overcome by thinking up creative solutions to challenges." P. Hall, Forbes Business
Everybody is creative, but sometimes we need a little help to access our creativity and gain the confidence to use it.
These workshops are designed to assist business professionals to uncover their creativite side and provide them with the tools to use it to enhance workplace performance. More
“The organisations that flourish will be those that can use the imaginative and emotional energies of their workforce to differentiate themselves, and as a source of competitive advantage.” Carolyn Barker and Robyn Coy Series Editors, Australian Institute of Management
This dynamic workshop is packed with fascinating info, effective exercises and powerful techniques designed to assist the understanding and development of imaginative abilities. More
Create a collaborative whole that is greater than the sum of its parts
- Explore obstacles to successful collaboration and learn effective solutions
- Identify individuals' creative style and level to ensure best placement within team
- Manage and successfully use diversity within a team
- Attain a dynamic balance between individual and group work More