Duration: 1 hour
Price: Free

Culture eats strategy. The best strategies don’t survive in a culture that doesn’t support change, newness, and innovation. While the strategic plan, organization chart and employee manual may tell you how things are supposed to happen, culture is what determines what really happens. This webinar will address the key aspects of developing a culture of innovation so that new products, services, and offerings can be encouraged, nurtured, and launched without being stripped of their value and novelty.

This webinar will focus on the following:

  • Business thinking vs. innovation thinking
  • The levers of people, processes, and culture to move the needle
  • Tips for developing a more innovative organization

Skills to be acquired:

  • The ability to choose whether to apply “business thinking” or “innovation thinking.”
  • How to begin or continue the innovation development in your organization to maximize impact.
About The Presenter

Jonathan Vehar

Jonathan Vehar is a Senior Faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership, Jonathan’s education and extensive experience in program design serves the Center in his design and delivery responsibilities for various Global Solutions clients, as well as his delivery responsibilities for various leadership programs.

Before joining the Center for Creative Leadership, Jonathan spent 14 years as the President and cofounder of a boutique training and organizational development firm focused on leadership skills necessary for innovation. In this role, he designed and delivered programs in the areas of creative thinking, strategic planning, group meeting facilitation, and innovation leadership development. Jonathan regularly worked with Fortune 100 companies in the consumer goods, electronics, pharma, and entertainment industries as well as mid-size enterprises, various government agencies and various business schools.

Jonathan holds a Master’s Degree in Creativity and Change Leadership from the State University of New York’s Buffalo State College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Ithaca College.

Publications that have quoted Jonathan include the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Investor’s Business Daily, Entrepreneur, and Road & Track. He is also the author of many articles, videotapes, books, and training manuals about creative thinking and innovation leadership.

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