The Accidental Creative

The Accidental Creative Design Cast series with Todd Henry begins this Thursday. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from an amazing creative thinker. I’ve heard Todd speak before and you won’t be disappointed.

(BONUS: Purchase the Accidental Creative DesignCast Series and receive a FREE copy of Creative Workshop. Enter CREATE1 at checkout. Offer expires 7/28.)

This 2-part series with Todd Henry provides insight into being creative under pressure.

Part 1: How To Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice
Live DesignCast
When: Thurs., July 28, 2011
4:00 PM ET

Creative insight can be an elusive beast, but in today’s competitive marketplace the pressure to consistently deliver great ideas continues to rise. It’s challenging to generate brilliant ideas when you need them most, but with a few purposeful practices you can set yourself up for everyday brilliance. In this session, Todd Henry will reveal a handful of simple practices that will help you experience consistent creative insights in your life and work.

You Will Learn:

  • Why there is so much inherent tension in the creative workplace
  • The three forces that assassinate creativity
  • How to gain focus on your most important creative priorities
  • How to better manage energy for more effective creating
  • How to overcome the efficiency trap and obsess instead on effectiveness

Part 2: Establishing An Idea Culture
Live DesignCast
When: Thurs., August 4, 2011
4:00 PM ET

One of the challenges of the “create on demand” world is that teams need to be able to collaborate quickly and generate brilliant ideas consistently when new projects arise. But effective and frictionless collaboration is difficult to achieve. In this session, Todd Henry will show some simple practices and systems that creative teams can use to create a culture where ideas flow freely.

You Will Learn:

  • The core attributes of brilliant ideas and where to find them
  • How to effectively define creative problems for your team
  • How to create a culture of continuous idea generation
  • How to surround a problem and get the best ideas on the table
  • 5 simple conversations that help creative teams thrive