as Leadership and Professional Development
Leadership and Professional Development is to cultivate emerging leaders who
show nascent traits of greatness'and to harness their value they bring to their
organizations. Innovation training teaches many of the most valuable skills in
an immersive, hands-on, non-theoretical way.
learning empathy for potential users of their product or service, a contextual
understanding of the market, methods for analyzing primary market research
data, tools for reframing business issues, mastering the creation and
facilitation of ideation sessions, rapid prototyping, market testing of
prototyping, incorporating adaptive market-feedback inspired changes to
prototypes quickly and inexpensively, and practice of narrative-style
communication skills that evoke and motivate.
expanding mindsets so they look for market potential even if it exists outside
of the current business model, rank-less and multi-disciplinary collaboration
training, deep listening, respect for others, creative confidence and
conviction, an in-depth understanding of the human factors and psychology
guiding the invisible forces of the market, adaptive thinking, iterative and
non-linear approaches to problem solving, critical thinking, pattern
recognition, and abductive reasoning.
training programs, I can attest that there is no more engrossing of a
leadership development process than attending an innovation bootcamp or
workshop. The lessons work upon both the external work processes and
relationship skills and internal, personal growth. More important, as you learn
by doing, there is a sense of the lesson adding value outside of the sometimes
solipsistic category of personal development.
innovation without missing the most seminal opportunity of a lifetime,
including the new value you can create for your organization and the most
holistic leadership training on the market.
managing partner of the Southern Growth Studio, an innovation and strategic
growth firm based in Memphis, TN and the author of going Electric. Visit www.southerngrowthstudio.com to learn more.