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Creative thinking skills workshops

Become more imaginative, impressive, confident, and effective than ever before. Our creativity workshops enable you and your team to become better at what you do.

"Creativity at work is rapidly becoming one of the most important and in-demand skills"

The World Economic Forum

It all begins with a creative mindset. With a desire to rework and invent, problem solving becomes second nature. Nothing will be impossible and everything is an opportunity to explore.

With the right mental attitudes and thinking skills, you will learn how to see challenges as opportunities, generate creative ideas and determine how to turn ideas into action.

These creative mindset principles centre around our own invention, the 7 Creatures of Habit®.

The Creatures represent certain fixed patterns in the way we are conditioned to think. Recognising and overcoming each Creature provides a lens through which to challenge existing associations and norms, opening up breakthrough ideas, choices and opportunities.

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Ever felt stuck and lacking inspiration?Perhaps you’ve had a case of the famous ‘not seeing the wood for the trees’? This is Routine in action.

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Have you felt that you could achieve a better result but should stick with what is expected in case it doesn’t go down well? This is Follower’s influence.

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Are you pleased when you quickly come up with a solution and then become less inclined to seek alternatives? This is Obvious stifling your imagination.

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Often get moments where you feel deep down something could be better but instead you just knuckle down and get on with it? That’s Obedience taking control.

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How do you feel when someone suggests your way of doing things needs to change or your existing ideas are not good enough? It can be pretty deflating. Protection is out to avoid these feelings.

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Ever found yourself holding back a question or idea because you are worried it could get shot down? Does creativity sometimes seem daunting? This is Judgement at work.

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Beware - there's one more Creature of Habit to discover that can be more damaging than them all. This is Gremlin.

Kick start your creative journey

Impart creative thinking habits at your organisation or event in a wonderfully immersive and interactive way. We thrive on running creative workshops that are different, memorable and jolly good fun!

Here’s where we can inject some creativity:

  • Creativity workshops for training and personal development
  • Creative leadership training
  • Ideas facilitation and brainstorming sessions
  • Keynote and speaking sessions
  • We can also develop training programmes focused on developing and implementing practical creative thinking skills based on the needs and ambitions of your organisation.


Here are some of our awesome clients

We’ve run workshops in a hugely diverse range of environments, from innovating in education, to opening minds in creative agencies to inspiring recipe developers.

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What participants say

“Thinking out side the box- this was really interesting”


"Simon made the session truly valuable and the outcome was remarkable"


“Simon was really engaging and interesting”


"The programme was awe inspiring and has taught me how to visualize any concept"


"Why can’t problem solving be a fun, creative experience, when did we become adults and forget to look at the colourful and imaginative parts of our brains? Simon reminded us creative thinking is often not about the way you have always done things but the best way that you can move forward!"


"Best training I’ve had- thought the tutor was really good”

Ready to achieve your creative ambition?

Get in touch and let's explore some ideas.

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