If negativity finds its way into even your most well-intended brainstorming sessions, try Susan Robertson’s “GPS” (Good, Problem, Solution) method that helps give ideas breathing room before “Yes, but” shuts down the conversation. Take four minutes to hear Robertson, founder of Sharpen Innovation and a Harvard University instructor, explain this easy creative thinking process.
Who is apropos for your podium this year? To protect, update, and motivate your organization, the in-demand speakers for 2017 will be those who can shed light on the new administration, the changing workforce, and growing risks both online and globally.
Meetings education and insight doesn’t always have to come from the big industry conferences. Here are eight fantastic, mostly free opportunities for getting involved and educated in February, March, and April.