Zigzag Land – The Land of Creativity + The Cave
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Zigzag Land - The Land of Creativity + The Cave

Overview

Zigzag Land - The Land of Creativity: This program is designed based on the book (Zigzag land), at which we narrate the story of a customer service manager in a telecommunication company who took off to the land of creativity. Through this journey, he explored the essence of creativity and innovation; he discovered its shapes, competencies and complete process. This is clarified through the circumstances that he went through in this land; planted the essence of creativity and innovation in his spirit alongside with boosting his spirit, self believe and challenging spirit to always strive for uniqueness and distinctiveness. Jassim’s motive was to make a difference and create the WOW factor that people are looking for. As he walked down the zigzag city, he had seen a lot of brilliant business ideas coming from brilliant extra ordinary minds which strive for innovation and hungry for distinctiveness; these people’s creativity and spirit inspired Jassim to live for being creative, innovative and making difference in today’s crazy competitive market.   The Cave: Happiness at the workplace is a crucial success factor that all employers seek to implement in organizations, and based on modern theories success of employees at the workplace is directly proportional to their happi- ness, and now it is totally understandable that the greatest competitive advantage in modern business is a happy, positive and engaged workforce The happiness matter is related closely to positive emotions which comes from the right state of mind that focuses on positivity, which in turn fuels workers with the right focus and positive energy and transfers them eventually into being engaged employees, who work with passion and feel a great deal of belonging and ownership, they drive innovation and move the organi- zation forward.

Key Module

Zigzag Land – The Land of Creativity:

  • Creativity and innovation concept
    – Impact of breaking habitual patterns
    – Distinguish the difference and relation between a follower and a leader
  • Difference between creativity and innovation
    – Ability to Invent
    – Ability to develop
    – Innovation in processes
  • The impact of creativity on individuals and groups
    – The contagious factor
  • Creativity and innovation competencies Model (CREATE Model)
    – Commence
    – Relation
    – Expansion
    – Accompaniment
    – Trust
    – Evolution
  • Creativity and innovation process model (DEAL Model)
    – Determine
    ∗ Asses your bias towards creativity
    ∗ Acknowledge your base levels of curiosity
    ∗ Recognize the context of innovation
    ∗ Learn to think more laterally
    – Expand
    ∗ Build idea sharing networks
    ∗ Give the ideas the time to grow and flourish
    – Accompany
    ∗ Conduct idea ‘reality’ and ‘linking’ checks
    ∗ Design appropriate ‘prototyping’ channels
    – Look after
    ∗ Maintain courage under fire from others
    ∗ Adopt an advocacy and promotional plan
    ∗ Maintain momentum to tangible outcomes
  • Innovation Types (PIE Model)
    – Productive
    – Inventive
    – Expressive
  • Creativity and innovation assessment
    – Assessing factors
    ∗ Creative consciousness
    ∗ Levels of curiosity
    ∗ Pattern-breaking skills
    ∗ Idea-nurturing ability
    ∗ Willingness to experiment and take risks
    ∗ Courage and resilience levels
    ∗ Energetic persistence
  • Discussing book scenes
    – Scene 1 (The Zigzag Trip)
    – Scene 2 (Creative City)
    – Scene 3 (Power and resources saving campaign)
    – Scene 4 (Value In Whatever You Have)
    – Scene 5 (Customer Obsession)
    – Scene 6 (Your development is Our Investment)
    – Scene 7 (Zigzag Restaurant)
    – Scene 8 (Was It Really Me?)

Action Plan

 

The Cave:

State of Mind

  • Responsibility of applying a change
  • Distinguish the difference between circle of influence and circle of concern

Positive Psychology

  • What is positive psychology
  • History Background
  • 
Main Differences between psychology and positive psychology

Happiness concept

  • Traditional theories Authentic happiness
  • Pleasant life Good life Meaningful life

Life Balance

  • Wheel of life
Exploring essential life elements
  • Awareness of existing life habits
  • Establishing action plan towards balance

Self-Awareness

  • Ben Shahar’s happiness model
  • 
Importance of emotional awareness
  • 
Realizing the impact of emotional regulation
  • Establishing an action plan that helps in the right way of tracking day today emotions
  • 
Analyzing emotions and acting accordingly

Emotional Expression

  • The peptide and its effect on the human body Importance of releasing peptides
Successful emotional expressing techniques

Positive mindset

  • PERMA Model Positive Emotions Engagement Relationships Meaning Accomplishment
  • Practicing positive mindset focus techniques
  • Paradigm shift

Human Behavior Justification

  • Relation between basic needs and human behavior
  • Applying the justification techniques on lifetime situations

Self esteem

  • 6 Core values of strengths
  • Importance of self-esteem as a major basic need that affects attitude
  • Tips to improve self-esteem

Charity

  • Relation between charity and happiness
Psychological and Physiological Impact of doing good and contributing to community

The Cave “Board game”

  • An interactive board game that simulates happiness strategies with an application approach

Learning Outcome

Zigzag Land – The Land of Creativity:

  • Identify different innovation styles and recognize the impact of each on the business
  • Understand the comprehensive competencies of creativity and innovation
  • Assess personal creativity and innovation skills
  • Identify the concise process of creativity and innovation to reach unique results
  • Brain storm different creative business ideas through the book scenes
  • Identify the role of individuals and organizations to implement the creativity culture
  • Motivate self and others to achieve distinctiveness in the business market

The Cave:

  • Realizing the importance of self-responsibility towards change
Understand different happiness theories (Traditional and modern)
  • Learning different methodologies of achieving happiness and positivity
  • Developing the right attitude that focuses on positive energy and engagement
Apply PERMA Model for achieving authentic happiness and well being
  • Applying suitable work life balance
  • Practice the wheel of life
Identifying signature strengths and core virtues
  • Understanding and justifying human behaviors in depth Increasing self and emotional awareness
  • Applying sophisticated self-regulation techniques

Dates
15 to 19 Jul - 18  /  Riyadh registation
18 to 22 Nov - 18  /  Abu Dhabi registation

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