Menno van Dijk, THNK: Creatief Leiderschap 28 april 2011
MENNO VAN DIJK
CORE CONCEPT:DEVELOPING CREATIVE LEADERS Creative leaders are individuals, who lead people (both as author and as orchestrator) in complex and meaningful transitions to imagine and realize innovative breakthroughs.
PROFILE OF PARTICIPANTS Professionals — private & public sector In a (mature) leadership role — with 5+ years of professional experience Experience in at least one of these domains: design, technology, business and governance — and affinity with all of them Rebellious mind, strong interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
THNK COMPETENCIES Creating - Dancing with complexity, orchestrating creativity, keep challenging, riding the waves of technology, making it happen Leading - Mobilizing people, empathy, building alliances, decision making Being - Authentic, driven, mindful, moral compass
ACADEMY Topics Content Methods - History of schools - Online content - Business of thought - Peer-to-peer - Technology - Leading-edge - Master on site - Social & Cultural concepts and - Safaris frameworks - Creation processes - Context and topic integration - Leadership - Imagining
CHALLENGES FOCUS ON‘WICKED PROBLEMS’ Real-life problem with real-life problem owners Multi-disciplinary collaboration required High level of complexity Specific enough to make progress towards a solution
PERSONAL QUEST Self-reflection tools - Online self assessment — journaling - personal development plan — portfolio Coaching - In-house coach will meet participant weekly to reflect in a tough manner Interventions - THNK faculty will bring participants out of their comfort zone to create breakthroughs