Creative Leadership 2022
Living Your Possibilities - From Healing to Action
Registration now open!
Creative Leadership aims to be an inclusive space for diverse participants from around the globe to come together and reconceptualize leadership. The conference will take people on a journey of personal and collective growth, using the arts, storysharing, workshops and dialogue groups. These tools will help participants unlock their own leadership potential.
This year’s theme “Living your Possibilities: From Healing to Action” is a response to global events, times of uncertainty and rapid change. To take action and create our own change, we must begin by reconnecting with our inner voices and finding our own healing process. The conference will be based on the idea that healing is a continuous process that requires conscious effort and deliberate action in our day-to-day lives.
We will begin each day with time for individual reflection and growth. Activities will then focus on fostering a culture of solidarity and collective healing through compassion, awareness and overcoming individualism. Finally, we will explore creative methods to reignite participants’ energy to take personal and collective action.
Now more than ever, conscious leadership and collective action are required. This is an opportunity to empower global voices to come together to try and find hope and healing for themselves and their communities.
- When: Saturday 23 July to Friday 29 July 2022
- Where: Online via Zoom
- Duration: 7 days with a break day on Tuesday 26 July
- Timing: Sessions run from 15:00 CEST (UCT +2) to 20:00 CEST
- Language: At current time the conference will be offered solely in English
Who is this conference for?
We encourage participation from:
- Anyone who yearns to create change in the world and within themselves
- Anyone who wants to explore avenues to navigate a personal and collective healing journey while finding creative ways to take action
- Anyone who wants to explore self-development and growth as essential tools to take action
- Anyone who wishes to connect with an international network of people, exchange ideas on how to achieve similar objectives from different perspectives
What should participants expect?
- To take part in a transformative journey which reimagines leadership through restorative healing, introspection, and external inspiration
- To use dialogue, listening, reflection, and the arts, as tools for gathering knowledge
- To join a network of changemakers working on redefining leadership and putting theory into practice
- To gain applicable skills and connections by embodying the values of Creative Leadership
- To access materials from the sessions and a participation certificate based on sessions attended
How is the conference organized?
A space for reflection. It provides participants the chance to listen to their inner voice and become empowered through a clearer understanding of themselves.
An opportunity to listen and share. Participants will exchange thoughts on the themes in small, fixed groups.
A time to learn from international speakers and theme-related experts.
A space for story-sharing. Participants and speakers connect and grow through listening to different experiences.
A time of active engagement to explore practical tools related to the themes.
A time for fun! These sessions are unguided, participants take the lead, talk and build stronger connections with fellow participants and speakers.
Participation and Commitment
Most of the sessions are open to all and participants can attend as many sessions as they like. However, there is a benefit to increased participation. Over the course of the week, increased presence will create trust and allow for a more rounded and meaningfull experience.
Stay tuned for more details on the sessions and speakers!
What past participants said
‘Throughout the journey, we focused on being more positive, action-focused. As we pictured moving forward, we focused on those things that help ground us and help us find purpose. As we find perspective and shift our attitude, we can think about how we can actively take control of our lives and stimulate progress. I've walked away feeling inspired and with a vast global community who relate to me and I relate to.’
‘We learnt that coming out of the troubles during our journey we have to have courage and empathy to go to our destiny, and to empower others.’
‘I felt like I was a little rock that was close to the bank of a flowing river. There was some sort of divine intervention, some force that picked up that rock and threw it closer to the flowing water. The flowing water is the Creative Leadership experience, which is filled with so many good things, and now I am being constantly washed and purified. Re-learning and unlearning. That is how I would summarize my experience.’
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