Strategies for Creative Problem Solving - In Person Only

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What if you could learn the critical mindsets and skills required to dramatically improve your innovation capacity? What if you could tackle significant real-world challenges in more unique and creative ways?

In this hands-on learning experience, you will learn to systematically unlock your creative potential and walk away with a practical set of tools that they can put into practice immediately. You will learn how to discover new and unique perspectives, harnessing proven inventive thinking techniques that can be deployed to solve any challenge, big or small.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of creativity in today’s hyper-competitive business environment.
  • Identify and overcome barriers to innovative thinking.
  • Learn to infuse the core principles of the ‘innovator’s mindset’ into day-to-day roles and responsibilities.

Who is this workshop for?
This workshop is designed for teams and individuals who seek to unlock their creativity and apply it towards solving marketing challenges and opportunities. Whether you already work in a “creative” industry or are looking for creativity and innovation to drive new competitive advantages for your business, Strategies for Creative Problem-Solving workshop will provide you with a structured framework to inspire your imagination and generate hundreds of new breakthrough ideas!

Download the full benefits here

  • Make the Case for Creativity (20min)
  • Energizer (5min)
  • Mindset #1: Every Barrier Can Be Penetrated (45min)
  • Break (15min)
  • Mindset #2: Video Killed The Radio Star (35min)
  • Tackle Member Challenge #2 (35min)
  • Lunch (45min)
  • Energizer (5min)
  • Mindset #3: Change the Rules to Get the Jewels (35min)
  • Tackle Member Challenge #3 (35min)
  • Mindset #4: Seek the Unexpected (35min)
  • Tackle Member Challenge #4 (35min)
  • Break (15min)
  • Mindset #5: Fall Seven, Stand Eight (35min)
  • Tackle Member Challenge #5 (35min)
  • Closing (15min)



Kaiser Yang

CEO & Co-Founder, Platypus Labs

Kaiser Yang is the CEO of Platypus Labs, a consultancy he created to help organizations systematically build a culture of innovation in order to solve complex problems and drive measurable results. Prior to Platypus Labs, he was at the forefront of the digital transformation, holding senior leadership roles at both tech startups and large, global organizations.

Over the last 16 years, Kaiser served as Managing Director for both HelloWorld, Foresee and PrizeLogic, leading large-scale digital marketing programs in 81 countries for Fortune 100 clients such as Microsoft, Disney, Amazon, and Nike. Kaiser's broad-based experience in sales, client service, technology, operations, and marketing help him serve clients today with a multi-disciplinary approach. Prior to leading and growing startups, Kaiser held leadership roles at Nortel, Dole Foods Japan, and United Technologies. Kaiser holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.