This dynamic program is based on the exciting discovery that a powerful catalyst for inspiring creative breakthroughs is to guide people to connect with one another first, before trying to solve a problem. When people connect, when they are on the same wavelength, attuned, and in rapport, they are much better at generating - and implementing - new ideas. This is The Art of Connection, the surprising secret of creative problem solving at work and at home. Contemporary research demonstrates that connectedness with others can also be a predictor of longevity, health, and happiness. Connecting effectively is also an important personal and business leadership skill. Through a proven series of energizing activities, this workshop helps you:
• Develop an understanding of your leadership style and learn how to work effectively with other styles
• Discover a stronger sense of connection and rapport in all your relationships
• Learn new strategies for overcoming resistance to creative change and generating buy-in to new ideas
• Improve the communication core competencies of listening, empathy, rapport, and creative conflict resolution
Recommended reading: Gelb, The Art of Connection: 7 Relationship-Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now, How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: 7 Steps to Genius Every Day and Creativity on Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius.