Where to start? Introducing a man like Tom Kelley can seem overwhelming. Let's start with the basic, but highly important fact that Tom Kelley practices innovation every day. Tom opens Creativity World Forum with a great message of empowerment to us all.
He has spent the better part of his life in his highly esteemed design agency IDEO and is the best man to predict what skills will make or break enterprises in the future.
Spoiler alert: It is looking bright for humans. Get in early to hear all the details from the master himself.
Creative confidence for enterprises
Where to start? Introducing a man like Tom Kelley can seem overwhelming. Let’s start with the basic, but highly important fact that Tom Kelley practices innovation every day. His ability to foster a culture of creativity and developing processes for continuous innovation in the companies he works with has made him one of the most beloved figures in innovation management.
Tom Kelley is general manager and partner at the renowned design and innovation consultancy IDEO. He works with dozen of clients a year, using the power of storytelling to spark creative confidence in leaders and organizations all over the world. And these days, he is helping IDEO Tokyo on its mission of refreshing Japan’s creative leadership. What a mission – what a job!
In a marketplace where competitiveness is defined by innovation, the more creativity you unlock across the board, the more likely you are to succeed. To often, according to Tom Kelley, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the “creative types” – artist, writers, the design team. But every one of us has the potential to be creative; creativity is a mindset that anyone can cultivate, not a personality trait you either have or you don’t. And innovation is all about unleashing this creative potential in anyone.
Tom has promised us to share his knowledge about how to build creative confidence, how to foster a culture of innovation and tap into the creative potential of organizations during his keynote at Creativity World Forum 2017.
And last, but not least, you should know that Tom Kelley is the author of the three outstanding books Creative Confidence, The Art of Innovation and The Ten Faces of Innovation leading the field in motivational leadership and problem-solving.