Ignite your creativity & awaken your inner rebel to shepherd the change you want to see in yourself, your business, and the world.

You want to know that your time here mattered. That you made a positive difference. Yet, that restlessness you’re feeling… it’s your intuition telling you what you’ve tried so far won’t get you where you want to be.

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Dear leader:

Now more than ever, we need powerful people like you with clear intentions and access to creativity and innovation to step forward. We need you to be the leader of your own life first and foremost, as well as a creative leader of our organizations, our teams, and our nonprofits. We need you to reclaim your creative confidence and uncover the spark inside of you that has the power to move mountains; shift cultures; solve problems; create new, innovative products and services; and disrupt entire industries.

We need you to soar to levels previously unimaginable. But you don’t need to do it alone.

Start with creativity. Uncover joy, abundance, ease, and extraordinary leadership.

Studies show that creativity is the most important leadership quality and greatly enhances bottom-line revenue. Creativity is also the cornerstone in leading change inside the organization and in society.

As Dan Palotta argues in Harvard Business Review “…the best creativity […] comes from a desire to contribute to the lives of others, ... by showing people that something thought to be impossible is in fact possible.

Coaching + Masterminds

Entrepreneurship meets art. Revitalize your creativity, work from your zone of genius, and deeply connect with a community of like-minded souls…with an expert guide in your corner.

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Workshops + Retreats

Adventure is calling! Reconnect with the world within and around you, expand your definitions of creativity and play, and reignite your passion to fuel the change you want to see in yourself and in the world.

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Speaking

Awaken new energy in your organization. Infuse your team with creative confidence through interactive experiences designed with your unique goals and objectives in mind.

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Creative rebels, unleashed

Art first. Money, courage, and joy to follow.

Art starts on the inside. The Innovation and Creativity Institute guides leaders on the Creative Rebel’s Voyage, starting with leadership of self and uncovering limitless leadership of others.

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What if shifting our perspective simply meant paying attention?

Share our lens with creative explorations from the field.

The Subtle Creativity Killer

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t…

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Being Differently Wired

I stood in the hallway in the elementary wing just outside of her classroom. She leaned in and used a file folder to cover the side of her face. “The truth is is that he didn’t learn what he needed to learn in the first and second grades. I’ve been trying to work with him,…

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Creativity Space

The multiplication of technologies in the name of efficiency is actually eradicating free time by making it possible to maximize the time and place for production and minimize the unstructured travel time in between…Too, the rhetoric of efficiency around these technologies suggests that what cannot be quantified cannot be valued-that that vast array of pleasures…

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Step Around from Behind the Bars

“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” ~ Paulo Coelho, The AlchemistWe arrived at the gilded Merrill Lynch office at Copley Place in Boston’s Back Bay early that Monday morning. We knew from the previous Friday’s market slide that we might be in for a wild ride from the…

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