Creativity Gym

Creativity Gym offers affordable innovation training. Through coaching and practice, participants rip their creativity to enhance their ability to solve problems, and invent wonderfully new products and services.

Creativity Gym believes you learn by doing and collaborating. The workshops feature hands-on art, design, and problem solving challenges.

With small class sizes of 8 to 20 participants Creativity Gym opens up opportunities to network with diverse professionals and meet new, interesting people in a fun, social learning environment.

The workshops can be taken in any order. They are designed as one-off sessions so participants can drop in without any prior training or preparation.

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If you hit the weights, your muscles grow bigger. If you practice creative thinking, you improve your ability to reliably and deliberately generate new ideas.

Winter 2018 Season

Specials

Season Pass

  • $150 (including HST and service fee)
  • $75 in savings
  • Admission to all Winter 2018 workshops & workouts

Early Bird Special

  • $100 (including HST and service fee)
  • $50 in savings
  • Admission to 2 Creativity Gym workshops of your choice (Cross Creativity, HIIT, Creative Collaboration)

Cross Creativity

Receive coaching from Dr. Brandon McFarlane to build creative confidence and learn how to buff your creativity through deliberate practice.

  • Gain an introductory knowledge of the science informing creativity training.
  • Learn how to workout cognitive skills linked to creativity through hands-on activities, art challenges, and theatre exercises.
  • Have fun in a slow-paced, social environment.
  • Build your own creative workout regime to gain long-term benefits.

When: 30 January 2018 6-9 PM

Where: ildsjel creative collective, 4 Carlaw Ave, Toronto, Ontario

Cost: $75 (including HST and processing fee)

Creativity Workout

Train your creativity by competing to resolve design and problem-solving challenges. A one-hour creativity workout with special guest Rebecca Rosenblum.

  • Practice your innovative skills in a casual, social environment
  • Network with diverse professionals and meet new people
  • Catch up with Creativity Gym trainees or share the experience with interested friends
  • Have a fun night out for team building or a date
  • Special Guest: award-winning author Rebecca Rosenblum

When: 13 February 2018 7-8 PM

Where: ildsjel creative collective, 4 Carlaw Ave, Toronto, Ontario

Tickets: PWYC

HIIT

Rip your creative problem solving core with High Intensity Innovation Training. 3 hours of fast-paced training. “A ripped brain is the new six-pack.

  • Learn adaptable strategies for problem solving, and the generation of new products and services
  • Lead effective problem solving sessions
  • Judge, evaluate, and improve innovative ideas
  • Apply and practice strategies in teams to resolve Dr. Brandon McFarlane's famous 'Pizza Challenge'

When: 6 March 2018 6-9 PM

Where: ildsjel creative collective, 4 Carlaw Ave, Toronto, Ontario

Cost: $75 (including HST and processing fee)

Creative Collaboration

Learn strategies for effective creative collaboration and how to unleash the creativity of your teammates.

  • Apply affective strategies to facilitate impactful creative collaborations.
  • Learn about different creative styles to build effective teams.
  • Nurture your team's innovation skills over the long-term through creative leadership practices.

When: 17 April 2018 6-9 PM

Where: ildsjel creative collective, 4 Carlaw Ave, Toronto, Ontario

Cost: $75 (including HST and processing fee)

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