Jan 13

Event: Tuesday 5th February 2013


Monthly Meeting & EGM

Tuesday 5th February 2013 – 6pm

Address Details:
Minster Exchange, Minster Pavement, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7PP

Mark Brown

‘Creativity in Business – be a Dolphin not a Dinosaur’

  • How to survive and thrive in today’s world
  • The need for creativity in all aspects of business
  • Dolphins and Dinosaurs
  • Creativity and the lifecycle of your organisation
  • The need for the ambidextrous organisation
  • The climate of creative and innovative organisations
  • The Dolphin Index dimensions that make for a creative climate
  • Creating creativity through a shift in climate 

To book please go to: www.theexecutivenetwork.org

The cost for members is £10

Guests who meet the membership criteria of The Executive Network are most welcome. Please send a brief biography/LinkedIn profile to Joan & Sue.

The cost for guests is £10

Cancellations must be made by notifying us by email at [email protected] Members and guests who cancel at least 3 days prior to the event will receive a full refund.

Mark Brown is a thought leader on ‘open thinking’, creativity and innovation.  He is MD of the Dolphin Index Organization.

Mark is the creator of the Dolphin Index, a research questionnaire that assesses whether an organization’s climate and culture are conducive to creativity and innovation. He and his team are currently growing an international database that will compare countries and industry sectors www.dolphinindex.org/

He is a practical academic, researcher, consultant, author of several books including The Dinosaur Strain (for a free electronic copy go to www.markbrown.co.uk/ ) and creator of the multiple award winning Ideas into Action video series www.videoarts.com/Search/Programmes/?key=mark%20brown

In 1996 Mark he was appointed PWC Visiting Professor of Innovation at Henley Management College, UK.

He has a law degree from BristolUniversity, is qualified as a Barrister-at-Law (InnerTemple, London), studied psychology and tutored masters students in educational psychology at LondonUniversity and has been an External Examiner for the MBA at the UK’s Open University. He was appointed as the PWC Visiting Professor of Innovation at HenleyManagementCollege (1996-2001) and remained as Visiting Professor until 2006.

He has written numerous articles for journals and magazines including Management Today, Psychology Today (UK), the Literary Review and the Creativity and Innovation Yearbook. He has been interviewed and broadcast on numerous national and international BBC radio programmes, with extensive local radio coverage along with UK TV appearances.

Other books include:

Memory Matters

Left Handed:Right Handed

Mark has advised, consulted, and presented to numerous business and academic audiences around the world about how to create more creative and innovative individuals, teams and organizations including Apple, Barclays, IBM, GSK, Nestlé, Johnson and Johnson, Marks and Spencer, the Economist Conferences, Hong Kong Management Association, Management Centre Europe, the Middle East Management Centre and Reed Elsevier.

His passion revolves around helping people be more open and creative. His long term ambition is to become a dolphin, not a dinosaur.


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