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Developing a Culture for Innovation

Your Organization needs this Workshop!

Revenue created through innovative products and services is estimated to exceed $60,000 - $100,000.


Where do all the good ideas go in your organization? How are they shared? How is innovative behavior modeled in your organization? What type of an environment do you need to optimized innovation? What structures might be preventing innovation in your organization? In addition to answering these questions, this workshop zooms in on the creative capacity of your organizations with a survey. The results of this survey allow participants to zoom in on actions that can be taken immediately to increase creativity as well as an employee's confidence in bending their ideas into reality

2.5 hour and 1/2 day options available
in-person or Zoom


  • Immediately begin cultivating a culture marked by an innovation mindset, which is relaxed, open, humble, caring, playful, patient, and design-oriented.

  • Quickly prototype a new and potentially revolutionary future together, which will have long-lasting impact on their primary stakeholders, including sketches of a new strategy, structure, and set of processes.

  • Establish a team and/or division-wide innovation lab that provides an inclusive space for sharing ideas and insights, experimentation with new processes, piloting programs, and scaling/sustaining successes.

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Dr. William Brendel (Bill) earned his doctorate at Columbia University and for over 20 years has facilitated the strategic transformation of leaders, teams, and organizations. As founder and principal consultant for the Transformative Learning institute, Bill enjoys helping a wide variety of organizations around the world in locations such as the U.S., Africa, China, Korea, and India. ​In addition to consulting, Bill is also an Assistant Professor at Penn State University, where he teaches graduate courses to aspiring consultants. He has also taught in programs at Columbia University, Georgetown, Texas A&M, Temple University, and the University of St Thomas.

In 2021, Bill received the Lisa Kimball Evolving the Field of Organization Development Award, one of the field’s highest honors, for his outstanding accomplishments in connecting diverse people and ideas to advance OD theory and applications worldwide. He is a trustee on the board of the Organization Development Network and leads the Organization Development Education Association.​​ Bill also shares his knowledge of organization development practices through his publications in books, articles, blogs, and popular press. He is frequently interviewed about current events that pertain to organizational strategy and culture. In 2017, Bill was interviewed by Variety Magazine, for his views on corporate culture and complicity surrounding the Harvey Weinstein scandal. He has written frequently for the Star Tribune, and blogs on cutting-edge approaches to strategic transformation on LinkedIn. Dr. Brendel has consulted and trained leaders in the organizations listed below:

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Dr. Bill Brendel

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