Creativity and Innovation. NOW!

Host: Community Renewal Fund

Location: The Bridge Skills Hub, Worksop, S80 1DT

Cost: FREE


Wednesday, 3rd August 2022 at 9:00am - 12:30pm

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Session overview

In the face of such fast paced change, it is widely recognised that the ability to be consistently creative - and therefore innovate - is a critical issue for individuals, teams and businesses worldwide. Those who can see the world differently and find new ways to engage their clients, customers, staff, supporters, stakeholders and communities are going to have a huge advantage.

Based on the lessons and models that have allowed (and continue to allow) many of the world’s most brilliant creative thinkers and businesses to innovate, Creativity & Innovation NOW provides audiences with a mindset, skill set and toolset to ignite their creativity at will.  This session is delivered by experts in creative thinking and it Is huge fun, exciting and interactive. But it also requires courage, responsibility and commitment from you in order to give you the results you seek.

Organisational outcomes

  • Significantly increased levels of creative thinking
  • A culture of robust idea development leading to innovation
  • New ways to engage clients, customers, staff and community that put you ahead of your competition
  • Individual learning outcomes
  • As a result of participating in this process, attendees will learn to:
  • Use the true nature of creativity effectively to increase their success.
  • Override their well worn neurological pathways and ‘discontinue’ barriers to their creativity.
  • ‘Positively disrupt’ their thinking and actions
  • Understand, practice and adopt creative techniques that move them toward enhanced innovation.
  • Create innovative solutions, in their every day lives, at will.

Who should attend

The course is for any manager or staff member working for or with an SME in the following areas: 

  • Derbyshire Dales and the High Peak
  • Bassetlaw, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood
  • Nottingham City
  • Leicester City

This workshop is also designed for anyone who would answer "yes" to the following questions:

  • Would you like to cultivate a personal and team culture of high trust, creativity and inspiration?
  • Is delivering consistently great results important to you and your organisation?
  • Would becoming a true ‘trusted advisor’ to your clients, friends and family be of value?
  • Would you like to be provoked into thinking about what really matters to you and to others?
  • Is increasing your influence and collaboration with others important to you?
  • Would you like to minimise conflict and learn to assert yourself in a more effective way?

About the speaker

Derby born David Chabeaux is an internationally renowned innovator, performer and cultural change specialist and “a spark that ignites the fires of positive change” in people, organisations and communities worldwide. Known for the “highly creative, inspiring, provocative, often funny and slightly irreverent” way he promotes permission and possibility in people - and drawing on unique insights from living and leading creativity, performance and change every day for over twenty five years - David builds an “emotional glue” that transforms good cultures into great cultures. For nearly two decades he has worked with many of the world’s most influential leaders, brands, organisations and institutions, delivering world-class results around organisational, cultural and social change. He also worked for global change guru Stephen R Covey (author of seminal book The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People). Some of the clients David has collaborated with worldwide include Cisco Systems, Sky TV, Jaguar Land Rover, Animals Asia, EasyJet, IRC Water, Coca Cola, IBM and Arts Council England. As a professional actor, David has appeared in the main cast of a number of hit global films and TV shows including Peaky Blinders (BBC1/Netflix), Bulletproof (Sky Atlantic), Red Rose (Netflix), Hollyoaks (Channel 4) and Bollywood feature film Gold


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East Midlands Accelerator is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.
The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment. For more information, visit prospectus.
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