Problem-solving workshop: creativity & collaboration with Artie Isaac

CCAD MDes is pleased to report that Distinguished Visiting Scholar Artie Isaac from Vistage + Birdhouse facilitated a Creativity & Collaboration workshop at the MDes space on Monday, February 5, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

In this three-hour workshop, Creativity & Collaboration, designed for CEO and key executive peer groups, participants explored collaboration and brainstorm techniques, and learned meeting-facilitation methods. Ideas flowed that addressed individual and group challenges and opportunities. This workshop has been offered more than 70 times to Vistage groups throughout North America, winning the Vistage International 2013 Innovation Award.

Since selling his award-winning advertising agency (2008), Young Isaac, Isaac leads corporate brainstorming and idea-generation programs to develop new products and expand productivity. He is a group chair with Vistage Worldwide, the world’s leading chief executive organization.

Isaac taught Marketing Strategy, Ethics, and Creativity at Columbus College of Art & Design and Personal Creativity and Innovation at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. He was bred to question.

A writer, actor, corporate trainer, and sought-after public speaker, Isaac is also slowly writing a book about competence. (Very slowly.) Isaac received a B.A. (1982) in English from Yale and an MBA (1998) from Columbia. He participated in the Wexner Heritage Program (2000 to 2002) and holds Professional Coach Certification from both the International Coach Federation and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.

Isaac is certified to interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™ and EQ-i 2.0™ and EQ 360™. He is a graduate of The Rao Institute's Creativity and Personal Mastery.

His values: justice, compassion and wonder.

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