Despite the prevalent mythology of the lone creative genius, many of the most innovative contributions spring from the creative chemistry of a group and the blending of everyone’s ideas and concepts. How can we best leverage this collective wisdom to generate creative synergy and co-create? Let’s look at the process of recognizing and removing our personal creative blocks, connecting and communicating with others, combining ideas using play, and constructing a collaborative environment to discover effective methods for tapping into a group’s creative brilliance. Through these steps, you’ll learn to capitalize on the super-linearity of creativity to embrace and leverage diversity to create better together.
About Denise Jacobs
Denise Jacobs is a Speaker + Author + Creativity Evangelist who keynotes conferences and consults with tech companies worldwide. As the Founder + CEO of The Creative Dose, she teaches game-changing techniques for busting through creative blocks, cultivating collaboration, and up-leveling creative productivity. She leads workshops and trainings that unlock creativity in individuals, teams, and workplaces. A web and tech industry veteran, Denise is the author of the upcoming book Banish Your Inner Critic (available January 2017), The CSS Detective Guide and co-author of the Smashing Book #3 1/3 and Interact with Web Standards. She is also the founder of Rawk The Web and the Head Instigator of The Creativity (R)Evolution.
About Jessie Shternshus
Jessie Shternshus is the owner and founder of The Improv Effect in 2007. Her goal was to help businesses reach their full potential by means of interpersonal-communication
skills training. Throughout the years, Jessie has become a key player in internal culture transformations for global companies such as Skype, Groupon, Netflix, Johnson & Johnson, Getty Images, CapitalOne, Crayola and many more.
Utilizing an array of experiential techniques, she leads teams and organizations in their endeavors to achieve teamwork, creative problem solving tools, presentation skills, and product development ideation sessions. Jessie is also the co-author of CTRL SHIFT.