How to create like Leonardo da Vinci – Thinking Creatively at Work
Uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence
Leonardo da Vinci is reputedly the world’s most creative person. He epitomized the Renaissance ideal of the polymath – artist, musician, scientist, mathematician and engineer. He painted Mona Lisa, The Last Supper and invented the tank, the giant catapult, flying machines amongst others.
Can you always dream of being bold and innovative? Yes. Is it possible? Yes. Is creativity nature or nurture? Creative thinking skills can be taught and nurtured. In this experiential workshop, you learn to wake up and shake the world’s most powerful, portable and creative computer ever created – your brain. You learn the da Vincian principles and create like him.
Genius is made, not born. And human beings are gifted with an almost unlimited potential for learning and creativity. Now you can uncover your own hidden abilities, sharpen your senses, and liberate your unique intelligence
Discover your unlimited potential for learning and creativity
This experiential and fun workshop will enable you to:
- learn more about Leonard da Vinci both his life and his works
- learn and apply da Vincian creative principles
- create and improve products, processes and services
With Da Vinci as your inspiration, you will discover an exhilarating new way of thinking
Leonardo da Vinci
His early life
Your Creative Brain
How creative are you?
Switching from your left to your right brain
Analytical thinking versus Creative thinking
Da Vincian Creative Environment
The Se7en da Vincian Creative Techniques
- Questioning assumption
- Modeling from Nature
- Visual Mapping
- Box of Randomness
- Forced Connections
- Ambiguous Doodling
Lecturettes, games, creative puzzles, creativity mini-projects and presentation. Baroque music will be played and videos of creative commercial applications will be screened.
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
For executives who want to learn more about Leonardo da Vinci and use his principles to create something innovative.
ABOUT THE TRAINER
Michael Lum, an accountant by training, holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from National University of Singapore and a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. To hone in his skills as a trainer, he pursued a Graduate Diploma (Training and Development) from Civil Service College, Singapore.
His previous careers include finance manager, marketing manager and general manager with American and British MNCs in Sydney, Australia and Singapore.
Michael is a certified trainer with American Board of NLP (Neuro-linguistics Programming), Time Line Therapy® Association and American Board of Hypnotherapy. He is an American Management Association International trainer, a Louis Allen Program Leader and a Laughter Yoga instructor. Michael is a certified hypnotherapist with National Guild of Hypnotists and an Advanced Toastmaster (Gold) with Toastmasters International.
Michael modeled his training after being trained by world-class legends including Dr Tad James (NLP, Time Line Therapy), Dr John Gray (Men are from Mars; Women are from Venus), Dr Madan Katari (Laughter Yoga), Dr Calvin Banyan (Hypnosis), Tony Buzan (Mind Mapping), Anthony Robbins (NAC), Jillian LaVelle (IACT), Dr Servaas van Beekum (Transactional Analysis) and Michael Gelb (How to think like Leonardo da Vinci).
A wordsmith in his spare time, Michael is the bestselling author of “I Once Wore Diapers”, “No Failure; Only Success Delayed”, “Who Broke My Rice Bowl?” and “From Beggars to Millionaires”. The first book is translated into 2 languages.
In recognition of his selfless social contribution for his free workshops amongst mid-life retrenched workers and singles, he was awarded ABC True Hero 2003, a social enterprise award pioneered by ABC Stout. Michael is interviewed regularly by the press, radio and TV for his work.
Using NLP, accelerated learning and andragogy, he facilitates management programs for both the Government and MNCs. With an eclectic philosophy, He has personally designed 30 over training programs and trained thousands of executives in the region in the last 13 years. In addition, Michael has personally coached top CEOs and businesspersons.