Create to Lead Workshop

Don’t let the relentless demands of your business rob you of your creative best for your business. This is your space to get creative about your business.

More than a planning workshop, the Create to Lead Workshop is a leadership design program—aimed at equipping you to consistently be more creative and strategic with your business.

In one day, you’ll learn some powerful tools that will help you reclaim the creative and strategic leadership you desire for your business and your life.


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“It’s like taking all the productivity books off your shelf and squeezing them into your own personal action plan.”

“This was like taking all the productivity books off your shelf and squeezing them into your own personal action plan. The ‘Margineering’ tool helped me clearly identify the behavior changes I can make to get more margin. That alone was worth the price of admission.” — Michael Kithcart, iHeartMedia

Who should attend

  • CEOs of small & middle market firms

  • Leaders of divisions or large workgroups

  • Future leaders wanting to lead creatively & strategically

  • Solopreneurs grappling with carrying all the load of their business

  • Any leader desiring tools to increase their personal creativity

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from your creative best?

What's KEEPING you

One day that may forever transform the way you lead.

Go from reactive fire-fighting to creative and intentional strategic leadership. Learn the elements of strategic power you can use to become more creative in how you lead your business.

Whether you consider yourself creative or not—you truly are. You may just need a reliable system to coax out your creative vision for your business. This workshop will not only tease out your creative best, but it will also equip with with some practical tools to help you escape reactive mode and engage more consistently in creative and strategic thinking.

This is not hyped-up pablum about four-hour work weeks nor is it mystical practices for holistic living. Instead, you’ll receive practical—use it today—know-how based on cognitive science to unleash your creative best for your business and for your personal life.

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

— Albert Einstein

You’ll discover how to deploy some simple practices that will increase your strategic power and improve how you think about your business. You’ll work through practical exercises—including how to create space to add new projects without sacrificing your most vital commitments—that you can apply right now. And to tie it all together, you’ll develop an individualized ‘Margineering’ strategy that will gain you more reflective space to more consistently work on your business and not just in it.

Following these principles may not make you less busy, but they will help you think more strategically, creatively and less reactively.

What you'll learn

  • The brain science that explains how we get trapped into reactive mode

  • How your proficiency may actually hinder creative and strategic thinking

  • The triggers that most often keep you in reactive, fire-fighting mode

  • Simple practices to enlarge your capacity for strategic and creative thought

  • Develop your individualized action plan to increase your creative and strategic prowess

Get strategic.

The Strategic Margin Workshop will be held at the beautiful Minnesota Valley Country Club in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Minnesota Valley Country Club

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