Bringing Out Brilliance
How to Facilitate Breakthrough Brainstorming Sessions
in Three Hours or Less
Here's the deal: You are one of the creatives in a high flying PR, Marketing, or Communications company and have been asked by one of your clients to lead an upcoming brainstorming session. That's the good news. The-not-so-good news? Even though you're an idea-generating machine, facilitating sessions that bring out brilliance in others is not your forte. And to raise the stakes even higher, your client wants more than just "ideas". Your client wants remarkable, actionable ideas and wants the session to be highly engaging, energizing, and worth their precious time. Get it? The heat is on, big time.
Enter Idea Champions. We can help.
A boutique, innovation consultancy headquartered in Woodstock, NY (yes, that Woodstock, we are one of the few companies in the world who train other companies how to facilitate brainstorming sessions. Yes, we've been known to give people fish, but we're way more interested in teaching people how to fish — not just in their own bathtub, but in the great sea of endless possibility.
And we can do it in a day if that's all the time you have.*
1. YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:
2. YOU WILL GET GREAT TAKEAWAYS:
3. YOU WILL GET YOUR CHOICE OF POST TRAINING SUPPORT:
* ONE DAY, TWO DAYS, or THREE? Most of our clients are very busy. We get it. Which is why we now offer a one-day version of our Conducting Genius training. That being said, we encourage all of our clients to invest 2-3 days. When you think about how much revenue is at stake — for your organization and for your clients — an extra day or two of training is time well-spent. More tools. More techniques. More practice. More coaching. More skills. More confidence. More ability to facilitate breakthrough brainstorming sessions without frying.
Our client list
"We found Idea Champions in a desperate search for brainstorm facilitation training and haven't looked back. During the past few months, they've helped us harness our innovative spirit and significantly improve the way we execute our ideation process. We now have the tools and process we need to dig deeper into our creativity — adding a lot more value and power to our company culture."
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Click here for the simplest, most direct way, to learn more about Idea Champions' semi-fearless leader, Mitch Ditkoff. Info on his keynotes, workshops, conferences, and more.
Storytelling for the Revolution
Storytelling for the Revolution is Mitch Ditkoff's newly published book about the power of personal storytelling to elevate the conversation on planet Earth. Provocative. Evocative. And fun. YOU have stories to tell. This book will help you tell them.
Storytelling at Work
"The world is not made of atoms," wrote the poet, Muriel Rukeyser. "It's made of stories." Learn how to discover, honor, and unpack the stories of yours that show up "on the job" in Mitch Ditkoff's award-winning 2015 book, Storytelling at Work.
Workshops & Trainings
Highly engaging learning experiences that increase each participant's ability to become a creative force for positive change
High impact certification training that teaches committed change agents how to lead groundbreaking ideation sessions
Your "best and brightest" are the future leaders of your company, but unless they know how to foster a culture of innovation, their impact will be limited. A one-day workshop with us is all they need to begin this journey.
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Our Heart of Innovation blog is a daily destination for movers and shakers everywhere — gleefully produced by our President, Mitch Ditkoff, voted "best innovation blogger in the world" two years running.
Innovation is a team sport. Brilliant ideas go nowhere unless your people are aligned, collaborative, and team-oriented. That doesn't happen automatically, however. It takes intention, clarity, selflessness, and a new way of operating.
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If you're looking for a powerful way to jump start innovation and get your creative juices flowing, Awake at the Wheel is for you. Written by Mitch Ditkoff, Co-Founder and President of Idea Champions.
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