IdeaSpotting: How To Find Your Next Great Idea
Based on one of Sam’s popular books, this eye-opening session provides personal and organizational ways to explore for fresh insights that lead to new ideas, smarter thinking and more creative living. The lively, interactive session focuses on observing, questioning, note-taking, collaborating, comfort zones and other idea-sparking habits.
IdeaSelling: How To Pitch Ideas To Clients And Bosses
Ever had an idea shot down or altered beyond recognition by your boss or client? Sure — we all have. And that’s why this topic is perfect for every group or team. Based on Sam’s third book, this highly popular session gives tips and tools for being a stronger presenter and communicator in any situation — along with road-tested techniques for successfully selling ideas to clients, managers and other decision makers.
Ten Things To Zap So You Can Zing!
In order to say yes to things that can lift you up and move you forward, you have to first say no to things that keep you down and hold you back. In other words, you sometimes need a To-Stop list more than a To-Do list. In this entertaining, insightful and tips-filled session, Sam helps audience members clearly see things they need to let go of right now — so they have the time, energy and control to grab hold of creative things that make life zing with inspiration, insights and ideas.
Creativity Is Your Choice!
Whether we boost or bury our creativity comes down to choices we make each day. This inspiring talk focuses on catalytic choices we can make to stretch ourselves, overcome excuses, get out of ruts and other daily decisions to pump-up creativity and multiply ideas.
Add ZING! To Your Creativity
Sam’s five-step process – Explore, Experiment, Exhale, Examine, Express — can help you consistently spark big ideas and live a more creative life. Based on his first book, ZING! Five steps and 101 tips for creativity on command.
Creative for Life!
Perfect for any audience, and especially for audiences composed of those who might be in the doldrums and comfort zones — people who need a nudge, along with some real-world suggestions, for adding more creativity and meaning to their life and work. Sam encourages audience members, giving them permission to do what they have told themselves they can’t do. And he also gives them life habits to say yes to (and a few to say no to) that will move them out of comfort zones and into the Zing Zone of more creative thinking and living.
Ten Questions To Accelerate Your Creativity & Amplify Your Life
“We thought we had the right answers, but we were asking the wrong questions” goes a U2 lyric. Sam helps audience members make sure they are asking the right questions — questions to ask themselves, their team members and their clients and customers. These 10 empowering questions (along with three powerful suggestions about asking questions) are guaranteed to spot-check and speed-up creativity. And they’ll also help participants live expanded and more rewarding lives.
Adding ZING and Muscle to Your Writing
Help your group members become better communicators by being better writers. They’ll find creative, persuasive ways to reach readers and deliver messages.