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London, EC2Y 8DD
United Kingdom

+44 20 3318 5728

London-based creative training, consulting & strategic design company providing onsite & public courses on the Creative Problem Solving Process, team-building, leadership, entrepreneurial mindset, business storytelling, applied improvisation and innovation facilitation. We run ideation sessions, we mentor, we coach, we deliver. In all we do, we're here to make you more agile & more successful in the face of change. 

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Think Better | Do Better

Introducing the Creative Problem Solving Process

WHAT: Think Better | Do Better: Introducing The Creative Problem Solving Process

WHERE: Eight Members Club - Moorgate - London EC2

WHEN: FRIDAY, 15 JANUARY 2016, From 9:30 to 16:30

This experiential workshop will introduce you to an approach you can use to do your best thinking and be more effective, whatever the setting. It introduces you to a proven, transferable approach to problem solving you can apply at work and in everyday life. The result: you’re more imaginative and more productive. That’s why we call it: Think Better | Do Better.

At the heart of the process are certain skills and attitudes that you can quickly learn and easily practice. This is a process used by leading engineering, research and development teams inside industry to find problems worth solving and generate solutions whatever the constraints. In fact, the Creative Problem Solving Process underpins the radical creativity you’ve seen from 21st century goliaths like Google and Facebook.

This workshop fee includes a light lunch and a full-colour 16-page “how-to” guide.

"Kate is a phenomenal catalyst"

Outcomes

The course will help you

  1. improve the quality and richness of your thinking
  2. show you how to break free from unproductive thinking patterns
  3. teach skills you can use to generate a wider set of options and make more informed decisions
"A great group facilitator, Kate's attitude is always positive and welcoming. Working (playing! Imagining!) literally out of the box with her is a sweet, comforting experience, where you want to give the best of yourself."

How Do I Know This Course is For Me?

Do you...

  • feel you need to improve your on-the-spot thinking?
  • want to work more comfortably and effectively in teams?
  • often run out of ideas or just keep repeating solutions you’ve already tried?

 If you've answered "Yes" to any of these, this course is for you.


Course leaders

Ricardo Vernaglia has worked in the field of deliberate creativity for over a decade, mostly in his native Brazil. Trained in adversiting and filmmaking, Ricardo was recognised as a master teacher by the Creative Problem Solving Institute at the young age of 23. He has coached and trained executives and line workers in a range of settings, from multinational companies to the sugar fields of Brazil.  

Kate Hammer PhD FRSA is an internationally known creative catalyst, inventor of story design approach storyFORMing and co-inventor of KILN's IdeaKeg. She teaches entrepreneruship to university students, mentors startup founders and publishes widely on creativity, innovation and commercial storytelling. 


   

FAQs

Where is the venue?

Eight Club is perched above the neighbouring rooftops. Access to the club is via an outdoor lift situated in the back of an open air courtyard at 1 Dysart Street, a tiny road just off Finsbury Square near Moorgate Station and not far from Liverpool Street Station. 

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Kate Hammer kate@kilnco.com or Ricardo Vernaglia ricardo@kilnco.com with any questions about the topic or workshop experience. 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Tickets are not refundable but if you cannot attend, please nominate a colleague or collaborator to attend in your stead. Just email ignite@kilnco.com with the person's name so we can advise Eight Club to welcome them on the day. 

Do you offer this course onsite for company teams?

We do. We are happy to travel to your location and offer one- and two-day courses. Please contact us ignite@kilnco.com to discuss dates, tailored content and longer term programmes.