Working With Creatives helps organisations ensure their creative employees are effective and happy.
All organisations that recognise that creative colleagues are valuable to their success. This means that Working with Creatives is not limited to assisting ‘Creative Industries’.
If you have said - or have wanted to say - a few of these phrases to a creative colleague, then you need Working with Creatives:
"But you’re going to miss the deadline!"
"No, sorry, you can’t exceed the budget."
"It’s a really innovative idea, but Company Rules state that…"
"When are you going to actually start some serious work on it?"
"Why are you so reluctant to discuss that with the team?"
"It’s beautiful, but is it really what the customer wants?"
"Look, you’re employed by this company; it’s not the company that’s working for you."
"Maybe some therapy might help?"
"Why are you so angry?"
"I love your work, where did you get the idea?"
"I couldn’t do what you do!"
Working with Creatives runs inventive and engaging workshops for the client organisation’s staff, writes practical advisory reports, or offers invaluable mentoring services. Or we can offer a combination of these, if that suits your needs.
Any duration from a single one-hour presentation to an extended series of staff workshops.
All Working with Creatives workshops are led by Professor Alastair Pearce.
Workshops are generally held in clients’ premises although online Zoom / Teams sessions can be arranged.
Yes, workshops can be customised to the specific needs of the client’s organisation.
A typical one-day training workshop for 15 - 20 employees would focus on each of the creative personality types introduced in the Working With Creatives video channel, followed by the identification of helpful management skills and their relevance to the client’s organisation.
A Working with Creatives workshop is serious fun: educational, highly interactive, focused on the client’s business, challenging and helpful.
Yes, ongoing consultancy can be arranged usually following a more wide-ranging introductory workshop.
The cost of employing Working with Creatives varies with the type of engagement required. It is defined though discussion with Working With Creatives and depends on the degree of customisation of materials required, the duration of engagement and the type of delivery - workshop, mentoring or reports. All services can be provided online or face to face.
Working with Creatives is based in Scotland, a nation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Creatives are vital to successful organisations.
Creatives do not form a single group requiring just one style of management.
Creatives can be tricky to work with and manage, but it can be done!