A Fresh Approach for a Modern World
Just like building new body muscle, building new mindsets and capability takes focus and commitment.
WhatBox programs are designed for busy lifestyles. Experiences are designed in a ‘workout’ style that is quick, applied, and adapted to your real-world context immediately. You decide what programs are relevant to you now, building strength in all areas over time. Learning is collaborative with support of experts and peers, working together to explore and tackle shared challenges. We create the safety to explore new terrain, apply new concepts and feel inspired to keep going!
Mind to Thrive
Leaders who unlock possibility in today's world share ways of thinking and being.
Explore what it means to 'power up' mental performance in a complex fast-evolving world and why peak performance starts from within.
Complexity takes a village. Mastering diverse perspectives helps us to unlock and offer possibility even to our most wicked opportunities. Learn to move groups through exploring, reshaping and remaking a new world.
Even amidst the world’s chaos, your vision can be clear, your people inspired, and your teams geared to realize new realities. Explore what it takes to 'reframe’ and level-up leadership for a modern era.
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Mind to Thrive
BRAIN SCIENCE BEHIND POSSIBILITY THINKING
Cognition is our most precious resource. Learn the brain science of peak performance, how to unlock and activate new possibilities and directions. Apply the science of habit to integrate insight into daily life for sustained performance.
WHOLE BRAIN THINKING
Get to know your brain. Understand your brain's thinking preferences, decision-making bias and unique blind spots. Increase self-awareness to make choices that lead to peak 'whole brain' performance and problem-solving prowess.
In an ever-evolving world, how you think becomes more important than what you know. Explore five mindsets the world's top innovators and adaptive leaders share. Unpack each mindset and create personal focus to help grow your ability to thrive in a changing world. Explore ways to align and cultivate and coach future fit mindsets in others.
WHOLE BRAIN PROBLEM-SOLVING
Apply what you know about your brain from Whole Brain Thinking to collaborative environments to get the most out of diverse groups. Learn how to apply 'whole brain' science and techniques to collaboration for quicker alignment, more creativity and productivity.
Discover how to unpack wicked problems, make new connections and hone in on options to make traction amidst ambiguity and change. Learn how to focus, engage and invite others to co-create and evolve multiple solutions effectively.
SECRETS TO FAST TRACK COLLABORATION
The ability to inspire and guide complex problem-solving has become table-stakes for all leaders. Understand how to apply proven frameworks, tools, and techniques from the world's best designers and innovators to unlock, focus and move through creative problem-solving.
INTRO TO HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN (HCD)
HCD builds organizational empathy, unlocks new ideas and transforms the way we think about consumers, solutions, and strategy. Understand what it is, when to use it, and how to apply it to your most vexing problems.
HUMAN-CENTERED SERVICE DESIGN
Great service creates customer loyalty and differentiation. Learn how to apply HCD to make services more useful, efficient, desirable and memorable.
COLLABORATION GAMES FOR CREATIVITY
Unlocking new insight and fresh thinking is an art. Collaborative 'games' builds on Secrets to Fast-Track Problem Solving to offer deepen your knowledge, exploration and experience with proven human-centered collaboration tools and techniques.
MASTERING VIRTUAL COLLABORATION
Learn best practices, tools and techniques from professional online facilitators, collaborators and educators to make the new world of remote work more enjoyable and productive. This session is tailored to your environment. We help you customize content to amplify the tools you have and identify easy-to-use additions to help your team adapt, collaborate and create from home.
TAKE BACK YOUR MEETINGS
Our days are full of meetings and how they go and outcomes they produce can make or break your individual and team productivity. Learn how to create meeting norms that naturally sift through unnecessary meetings to focus your time where it matters most and how to use the most of the time spent together.
CASTING VISION IN AN AMBIGUOUS WORLD
Explore what vision amidst ambiguity looks and sounds like, how to create compelling new directions, even when the future is unclear. Learn communication frameworks that humanize and simplify complex strategic narratives to get people on board and moving.
LEADING ADAPTIVE STRATEGY
The pace of change in the world has changed the approach to strategy entirely. Learn how to create adaptive strategy that helps your organization stay focused yet responsive and agile to changing consumer needs. Explore best practice in simulating and mobilizing multiple scenarios while keeping narrative clean and efforts focused.
CREATING A CUSTOMER-CENTRIC CULTURE
Customer-centric organizations place a premium on the customer and their experience with your product, service, or brand. Well-known companies like Amazon, Zappos, and Slack all include customer centricity as a central part of their cultural DNA, brand and mission. Learn key traits customer-centric cultures share and how to foster them in your organization.
POWER OF QUESTIONS
Asking powerful questions helps unlock complexity and fuel creative performance. The 'art' of asking great questions is one of the most important leadership competencies of our century. Learn the art and science behind powering up your questions, and your impact.
WHOLE BRAIN LEADERSHIP
Cultures that embrace whole brain practices have been proven to be more engaged, innovative and profitable. Learn how to apply Whole Brain Thinking and Whole Brain Problem-Solving at a broader scale. Learn now to build 'diverse by design teams' that extend beyond traditional functional barriers. Cultivate self-powered autonomous teams who know how to bring out the best in each other.
LEADING CREATIVE ADAPTIVE TEAMS
We know that creating teams that are adaptive, productive, creative, and resilient is a must in order to continue to solve today’s complex problems….And yet, we also know this is not always easy. Learn proven tactics from design thinkers and innovators worldwide to increase your team’s ability to solve the thorniest problems, get aligned, and keep them moving through complexity or change with grace and speed.
LEADING WITH PURPOSE
Purpose translates into passion and authenticity. Moving from success to significance with a focus on purpose. Take a deep journey to discover your why and connect to your role and strategy with new meaning. When you lead from meaning, good things happen.
STORYTELLING THAT MOVES PEOPLE
Inspiring leaders are great storytellers. To move people into action, you must communicate to them persuasively. Learn frameworks and techniques that make your change or transformation story clear, and compelling. Learn to foster movements, not mandates that ignite passion and purpose over process and transaction.
Level up your ability to lead effectively in rapid change and uncertainty. Leadership agility creates a new operating system – a more complex mindset – that makes leaders considerably more effective than their technically-focused counterparts.