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Strategic Leadership & Team Innovation Programs

Team Innovation Fish Bowl Competitions And Strategic Leadership Programs

Our Most Popular Strategic Leadership and Executive Development Programs

Let’s Grow Leader’s strategic leadership and team innovation programs provide practical tools for building more creative and innovative teams.

Our most popular customized programs to incorporate practical solutions for lasting impact are:

Fish Bowl Team Innovation Competitions

Fish Bowl Team Innovation Competitions
Karin Hurt David Dye Executive Development

1/2 Day In-Person or Live Online Leadership Development

Are you looking for ways to nurture team innovation and problem-solving, while building strategic leadership competencies?

A Courageous Cultures “Fishbowl” competition is a fast and fun way to reinforce your strategic initiatives. And, tap into the best ideas of every team member. Think “Shark Tank”, only friendlier. Before the session, we’ll work with your leadership team to identify three or four strategic business priorities for which you could use some great ideas. We will start by giving your team a foundation of our strategic leadership and team innovation research, processes, and tools. Next, your employees will work in a friendly team competition to identify and vet a great idea. Then, your teams will pitch their ideas to friendly senior leadership “judges” in rounds, who will offer feedback and select the best ideas to move forward.


Note: All ideas are captured for future consideration. So everyone’s a winner.



During the Fishbowl Your Team Will

  • Learn Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving skills they can easily apply with their teams.
  • Practice pitching their ideas for greater influence and impact.
  • Contribute ideas to strategically improve the business right away.

Building More Strategic and Innovative Teams

(Modularized Live-Online Leadership Development)

If you’re looking for a longer, more-in depth approach to strategic leadership development and team innovation.

We’ll start with a discovery call to identify your most important strategic priorities and desired outcomes.

live online leadership training

Your leaders will leave with:

  • A deeper understanding of their leadership style, strengths, fears, and opportunities for growth
  • A clear understanding of what’s blocking everyday innovation in your teams
  • Tools and techniques for creating greater clarity about what matters most
  • Techniques for showing up more curious as a leader
  • Easy-to-use tools and techniques to empower solutions-thinking and customer-focused problem solving
  • Communication strategies to eliminate FOSU (Fear of Speaking Up) and encourage deeper dialogue
  • An easy process to respond with regard to ideas (even the ones you can’t use)
  • Vetted I.D.E.A.s to improve your area of the business (and a case to pitch it)

Let us customize a 6 session live-online, leadership
development program for you!

Customized Executive Development and Planning

Live-Virtual Kickoffs, and End of Year Meetings

strategic leadership participants
active participation in strategic leadership programs

We love working with you to build a strategic leadership program that’s just right for your executive or middle management team.

We are recognized experts in live-online and customized in-person kickoff events.

Learn more about our approaches to Strategic Planning, Live-Virtual Kickoffs, and End of Year Meetings and see our feature in Authority Magazine 5 Things You Need to Know to Successfully Run a Live-Virtual Event.

Let us calibrate the right program for you!

Many of our strategic leadership clients like starting with our 5 C’s Approach to assess their current team culture, and prioritize their executive development and strategic planning needs. 

We’ve created a very simple team culture assessment to help you think about your culture and to prioritize opportunities for focused improvement. It centers around five foundational areas:


Curious about your own team culture?

“Our Executive Workshop on building Courageous Cultures was incredibly timely and relevant for our audience. It was hands on, interactive, and I took away multiple skills and tools I could put into action right away. I highly recommend it.”

Erica Ong, General Manager, CONDUENT Communications, Media, Entertainment, Professional Servies, Consumer & Industrials Sector

Learn More About Innovation and Courage at Work

In our book, Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates, we offer a practical seven-step process to encourage people to speak up, share their ideas, and innovate for a better customer experience.

Courageous Cultures book by Karin Hurt and David Dye

Download a FREE Sample Chapter of our new book, Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates.

And see our feature in Training Magazine: Building Teams that Speak Up and Solve Problems
We also examine psychological safety and why people don’t speak up at work here.