20 December 2012, Comments 0


Unleash Your Potential for Greater Success

20 &  21 February 2013, PWTC Kuala Lumpur



How do you generate, capture and implement your great ideas?

Would you like to turbo charge your innovative thinking and problem solving?

Within any organization people wear many hats and deliver many roles.  They are researchers, problem solvers, communicators, facilitators, sometimes teachers and almost always learners.  These same people face challenges and issues that need to be resolved and they need to take responsibility for finding relevant information, sifting through it, enacting a solution, evaluating it and improving on it.


Taking an innovative look at these challenges and issues will enable your organization to make meaningful change to improve the organization’s products, services, programs, processes and even the business model to create value for the stakeholders.  Organizations should be lead and managed so that innovation becomes part of the culture.


Learning Outcomes


By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:


  • Foster an innovation ecosystem
  • Create a language and a structure for creativity and innovation
  • Cultivate a high-performance culture in which people can flourish.
  • Engage hearts and minds of employees
  • Develop idea-generation, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Improve performance, efficiency and productivity
  • Improve collaboration and teamwork
  • Develop new ways to connect with, and add value for your customer




This program is designed to run over two days and includes a variety of teaching methodologies including many activity based and experiential learning activities.  Participants will receive a comprehensive course workbook and materials.




Welcome, Introductions, Learning Objectives and Agenda



  • What is innovation?
  • What is problem solving?
  • What is decision making?
  • Incorporating innovation in the changing workplace


The Innovation Process

  • Defining the problem
  • Exploring alternatives
  • Selecting an alternative
  • Implementing solution
  • Evaluating the situation


Luminous Thinking

  • The world of imagination
  • You CAN Draw
  • Visual language and its use
  • The emotional, business and problem frame



  • Thinking differently
  • The problem with challenges
  • Ideastorming for innovative solutions
  • Reframing everyday objects


Incubation and Inspiration

  • The creative environment
  • Bain waves and meditation
  • Mining ideas from your sub-conscious
  • Harnessing your memory


Recap on Day 1 – Close




Understanding Why I Don’t Understand You


  • Introducing the Golden Rule Vs the Platinum Rule
  • Understanding the four Platinum Rule behaviours and how behaviours impact the innovation quotient of the team
  • Harnessing the power of the individual as an innovative team leader


Harnessing the Power of the Platinum Rule

  • Mastering the four styles in meetings
  • Communicating with the four styles
  • Negotiating with the four styles
  • Innovating with the four styles


Ten Innovative Problem Solving Techniques


  • Brainstorming
  • TPN Analysis
  • Matrix Analysis
  • Paired Comparisons
  • Team Purpose Analysis
  • Cause and Effect Diagram
  • SWOT
  • The 5 W’s
  • The 5 Why’s
  • Six Thinking Hats


Decision Making


  • Why decisions need taking
  • Ingredients of good decision making
  • Assess your personal thinking style
  • Lateral thinking
  • Decision making in a crisis


Techniques for Decision Making


  • Understanding perception
  • Thinking “Out-Of-The-Box”
  • Looking at the Big Picture
  • Understanding and overcoming mental blind spots


Recap on Program – Close




Lindsay Adams provides entertaining and informative keynote speeches and educational seminars.  He provides customised programs, tailored specifically to meet specific business needs.


Lindsay is a people expert who has worked with business owners, entrepreneurs and sales professionals across Australia, Asia and the United States.  He won’t just ‘tell’ you the principles of the topic without helping you put them into action.  Lindsay is a Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming and holds many management and training accreditations which he uses in his presentations and work with a diverse range of clients.


Lindsay was the 2009-2010 International President of the Global Speakers Federation and a Past National President of the National Speakers Association of Australia (NSAA).  He holds the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation with that organisation.  CSP is the highest member designation of NSAA and the only internationally recognised designation for professional speakers. This designation guarantees that you receive a professional presentation every time.


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