[Hidden-tech] Updated: Workshop 4-4-14: Harnessing the Power of Collaborative Design and Innovation by Seed Systems, and DVWM

Lisa Hoag 1world4all at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 08:30:53 EDT 2014

Hello All,
Collaboration is the paradigm changing factor for innovative business
today. Successful and effective collaboration and team innovation is a
skill and an art that is essential in today's business climate. I'd
like to invite all of you to a very special workshop with an amazing
teacher, Joe Laur.

Who is this workshop for? Anyone who wants to learn how to effectively
work in teams and collaborations in a value-creating way, both for
oneself and for the group.

Come join us for a rare and wonderful opportunity: a half day workshop in
collaborative design and team innovation with well-known systems
thinker and corporate trainer, Joe Laur of Seed Systems. Joe, one of
the valley's hidden gems, has worked with many major companies,
helping them to transition to a sustainable business paradigm. Joe has
offered transformational team and innovation skills capacity building
training for such well known companies as Nike, Shell, Ford,
Interface, and World Bank. He worked with Ray Anderson, CEO of
Interface (the largest carpet manufacturer in the world) as he worked
to transition Interface to its goal to have zero ecological footprint
by 2020.

Workshop: Harnessing the Power of Collaborative Design and Innovation:
A Capacity Building Workshop for Strong Systems and Team Skills
When: Friday, April 4th, 2014, 9 - 2pm
Where: The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC)
100 Bigelow St. Holyoke, MA 01040
To RSVP, and for more details, see the full listing:

Our Focus:
* Grow your capacity in systems thinking, collaborative communication,
and team innovation.
* Learn to balance the cycle of individual learning (personal mastery)
and team learning (cross pollination, cross communication).
* Learn to preserve, even enhance relationships in challenging conversations.
* Introduction to Design Thinking
* Human happiness as core design principle

We hope to see you there :)



Lisa Hoag Designs
PO Box 983
Wendell, MA 01379


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