Be Innovative... for Leaders
Master an Innovation Process you can use anytime, with anyone, to produce innovative results
With the BeThinkAct™ innovation process, you can master the single most important, highest priority driver of career and business success today — the capacity to BE innovative, THINK innovatively and ACT innovatively in your daily work.
BeThinkAct™ is an open-framework innovation process that guides you in the "art and discipline" of innovation from start to finish, based in good character and values. It provides a robust model you can apply to any work project, large or small, simple or complex, local or global. You can also use it across functions, cultures, and stakeholders inside and outside your organization.
When you combine your talents and leadership skills with the BeThinkAct™ innovation process, you will:
- Achieve innovative outcomes with a strong sense of personal fulfillment
- Accelerate your innovative efforts by gathering the “raw material” you need before generating ideas and formulating the best solution
- Maintain momentum throughout the process, even during the ups and downs of innovative work
- Share leadership during the innovation process, task by task, to increase engagement throughout
- Break down the barriers that inhibit cross-functional, cross-cultural collaboration
- Produce new knowledge and tangible results
This course includes a self-assessment and personal profile with insights about how you take initiative with each of the 8 tasks in the innovation process.
The BeThinkAct™ model has been used globally by a wide range of professionals from executives to bus drivers. With BeThinkAct™ you will actualize innovative solutions that make the biggest difference for you and your organization.
This course is specially designed for senior leaders, mid-level and entry-level leaders, and project leaders. Preview the course and download the course outline.
If you have multiple leaders who would like to take this course, contact us for quantity discounts!
This course includes:
20 Videos, Self-Assessment with Customized Profile, Downloadable Resources, In-Depth Curriculum Booklet, and more!
4 Hours of video and learning, plus practice time
12 Weekly micro-learning videos + exercises to take you from "insights to outcomes"
What you can achieve with the BeThinkAct™ Innovation Process is limitless!
Our partnership with VCI has added value by both extending the suite of learning solutions we can offer and by expanding our team’s expertise and innovation in all that we do.
Head of Data Services
HD Vest Financial Services
The practice of disciplined collaboration and innovation has carried over into every facet of our lives. The focus on learning and values has been a constant source of inspiration in every endeavor we have undertaken since.
Human Resource Excellence Center
We are so impressed by the content, tools and methodologies provided by VCI's program. We feel like we are in an Innovative Journey where we are enriching our minds and our understanding for innovation.
Many people speak of innovation, but VCI has a way with the heart and mind combination — two elements which are missing in other processes.
William is a co-founder and Director of Values Centered Innovation. For over 30 years, he has been an internationally-recognized expert on values centered corporate innovation – both as head of the Innovation Management program at SRI International (Stanford Research Institute, in the mid-1980’s) and as president of the Global Creativity Corporation (since 1987). He has been named numerous times by Leadership Excellence as among the top 30 thought-leaders worldwide on the subject of leadership.
Throughout his career, William has developed and applied practical innovation tools and processes that show people how to incorporate human values into their innovative work. His innovation methodologies have a proven record of breakthroughs in the field of innovation.
Debra is a co-founder and Director of Values Centered Innovation. With 40 years of combined corporate and consulting experience, Debra is a top professional in the field of innovation.
She is the author and co-author of numerous books, articles and white papers published around the world, on subjects including business coaching, leadership, personal growth, human values in the workplace, and innovation enablement. In the early 1990s, Debra founded Masterful Mission, a business coaching organization working with executives, business owners and entrepreneurs. Through her work and public speaking she helped to pioneer the now-popular concept of business coaching and authored the book Beyond Motivation: Waking up the Knowing Within.
Frequently Asked Questions
Also, with this course, you’ll receive 12 weekly micro-learning exercises to take you from “insights to outcomes.” Each weekly email will introduce your exercise and a link to take you to a video and handout online.
you can use anytime with anyone
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