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Leading for Creativity and Innovation
with Dr. Todd Dewett

Date: September 12, 2018
Session Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location Information:
Federal Reserve Plaza
600 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA
(617) 973-3000
Session Description
This high-energy session is designed to make creativity and innovation practical and accessible. Creativity and innovation are really about making positive change. Outside of new products and services, there are endless opportunities to change how we work every day in every area of the organization. In this seminar you will learn about leadership behaviors that support creativity and innovation, how to enhance your personal creativity, creativity tools, and how to embrace the role of learning and failure. Join Dr. Todd Dewett for this memorable day of discussion, activities, and breakthrough thinking sure to ignite your career.
 
Biography

Dr. Dewett is one of the world’s most followed leadership personalities. He is an expert on authenticity, a best selling author at LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com, a TEDx speaker, and an Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership speaker. Todd is a former award-winning professor whose speaking clients include: ExxonMobil, General Electric, State Farm, and many more. He has been quoted widely, including the New York Times, BusinessWeek, TIME, and Forbes. After beginning his career with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young he completed his PhD in Organizational Behavior at Texas A&M University. He has since delivered over 1000 professional speeches and created a body of work that has motivated millions of professionals around the world.
 
Time Allocation - Topics

20% DIFFERENTIATING CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, AND CHANGE

  • Parsing the complementary definitions
  • Understanding the creativity paradox
  • Developing a real competitive advantage

20% LEADING TO SUPPORT CREATIVE THOUGHT

  • Understanding the power of words (activity)
  • Using incentives and goals
  • Modeling the way towards creativity and innovation

20% ENHANCING YOUR PERSONAL CREATIVITY

  • Revisiting the inner child (activity)
  • Breaking unproductive routines
  • Adoption creativity-enhancing behaviors

20% USING CREATIVITY TOOLS

  • Understanding the cognitive reality of creativity
  • Practicing several popular creativity tools (activity)

20% EMBRACING THE ROLE OF LEARNING AND FAILURE

  • Admitting the vital role of failure (activity)
  • Crafting a path towards rapid learning
  • Publicly embracing your authentic human self
Guide to Participant Selection
APPLICABILITY:
1 indicates primary target audience.
2 indicates a good fit if the level of material is appropriate.
3 indicates (in the opinion of the institute and the faculty) very limited applicability.
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Focus
Primary -- LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:
Adaptability, Communication, Developmental Perspective, Interpersonal Relations
Secondary -- PLANNING/ORGANIZING:
Problem Identification, Analysis, Evaluating Alternative Solutions
Tertiary -- EXECUTING/CONTROLLING/EVALUATING:
Use of Authority, Delegation, Coordination
Level

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