180 minute Workshop
New Frontiers Replayed
Retrace. Remap. Explore. Rewind and replay all the way into your future.
We live in chaotic and uncertain times. Creative thinking may very well hold the key to our quality of life. In this unsettled time, people often set out toward the frontier of their hopes and dreams, leaving their present behind. People opt out of careers, change jobs and even redefine themselves to reach their desired frontiers of mind and spirit. In our session, we blend the best of mindfulness with intentional creative thinking. Come saddle up for the future, pack up some prospecting tools, meet your present day self and gallop toward the frontier of your life’s hope and potential. In the beginning of this quest, meet your inner sensor: your own mind’s self-critic that blocks your creative urges. Next, hop into the saddle and ride until you strike gold and find the the secret to always staying in the saddle, whatever life kicks up at you! Find the paths to self-discovery that serve as a life map to the future you want! At journey’s end, participants will have depicted their inner sensor, envisioned their creative self and used creative thinking tools to show them how to arrive at their true hearts destination. Join us and be an inspired homesteader on the way to your stake in the wild creative west!
#1: Know yourself better.
#2: Understand root causes of your challenges.
#3: Gain skills to read your own sign posts for success.
Participants will spend most of their time: Practicing a skill or using a tool or technique of some kind.
For participants the most important outcome of this session is: To reflect on personal experiences or insights.
"We have co-presented many times before and are excited to do it again! This presentation will incorporate how mindfulness works with creativity." - Ladi and Jeff
About Ladi Terry and Jeff Olma
Ladi: Take one part creative leader, two parts dynamic educator and you get Ladi Terry! Ladi brings her 29 years of experience in higher education and creative leadership to each of her endeavors. She is President of Success Work!, an Innovation Consulting business and Director of Creative Indiana. Both help bring creative thinking and problem solving to the decision making tables. Ladi’s Masters degree in Creativity & Change Leadership from the International Center for Studies in Creativity led her to originate the Power of Engagement Model© and PECOH survey, both of which lead employers to a vibrant solution-oriented workplace. Her creativity workshops lead to new directions and better life satisfaction and clear paths to actualizing visions. A dynamic speaker and empathetic teacher, Ladi is seasoned at integrating positive change resulting in elevated performance and goal attainment. Ladi published her first book Celebrate the Messengers (Don’t Shoot Them!) © in 2011
Jeff: I am a gloriously retired professor of Creativity (at Florida State College at Jacksonville) who has presented at such national organizations CPSI, American Creativity Association and the Florida Creativity Weekend. I also have a private creativity practice The Idea Doctor that works with non-profits and children's issues. I hold a Masters in Creativity and Change Leadership from the International Center for Studies in Creativity at Buffalo State College. At present I am finishing a Master's degree in Mindfulness Studies at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.