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We Ignite Collaboration, Boost Creativity, and Fuel Innovation
- Develop creative thinking within teams
- Build competency in innovation practices
- Host dynamic innovation workshop and keynotes
- Enhance latent talent and power skills
- Create viable design thinking labs
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What Makes Us Unique
We customize our proprietary tools, processes, and systems to fit your specific needs to best serve you and your team.
We work side-by-side with you and your team for the common goal of creating a culture of innovation that uniquely serves your organization.
Design Thinking Focus
We develop design thinkers who are able to creatively solve problems and image a better future for their organization and their customers.
We make innovation accessible by educating our clients to use our simple and adaptable strategies.
Meet Dr. Karen Tilstra
Founder and Innovation Architect
Karen's mission is simple. She wants to make innovation accessible to any and everyone. Why? Because she believes that EVERYONE is creative and has the capacity to be a great leader!
Dr. Tilstra is an innovation architect and creative thinking guru. Her research and practice over the past decades have helped thousands of people develop their innovation and creative thinking skills.
She has been at the forefront of design thinking and led the creation of innovation labs in professional sports, health care, government, and higher education.
The Creativity Effective Team
Facilitator and Experience Designer
Design Thinking Facilitator
CREATIVITY EFFECT LOVE
Harness the power of creativity and innovation!
Overcome your toughest challenges
"If you want consistent successes more than an occasional win, invite this remarkable team to help you overcome your toughest challenges and learn how design thinking works."
Flexible and customized approach
"As an organization, we were struggling to create an innovation blueprint that would guide our future. Karen and her team, with their flexible and customized approach, showed us a path for creating a culture of innovation and helped us radically shift how all our employees approach problem-solving."
Create a substantial culture of innovation
"Through her training program, personalized coaching, and project facilitation, Dr. Tilstra helped our large, global NGO create a substantial culture of innovation that has continued to grow to this day."
Substantially fast-tracked our capacity to diffuse innovation
"Over a period of one year, Karen and her team taught us the tools, language, and mindsets of innovation that are necessary to realize lasting value-add. She substantially fast-tracked our capacity to diffuse innovation throughout our organization."
Rob Wassel, Executive DirectorSeeds Innovation Lab
HOW CAN WE SERVE YOU
Explore Our Services
Keynote & Customized Workshops
A concentrated and impactful innovation experience for your next conference, training workshop, or professional development.
We're available to facilitate an innovation experience to help guide your team. This includes design thinking sessions, problem-solving guidance, strategic planning sessions, human center design events, etc.)
Innovation and Creative Thinking Coaching
Want to train your team in a specific innovation process or methodology? We're here to help! Let us know what innovation tools you want your team to master and we'll do the rest!
Do you have a product or service in development that you're looking to gather end-user empathy for? We can facilitate an empathy-based research experience for you and your team to take your offering to the next level.