Denise Jacobs Founder CEO of The Creative Dose

Denise Jacobs is a Speaker Author Creativity Evangelist who speaks at conferences and consults with companies worldwide.

As the Founder CEO of The Creative Dose, keynote speaker, and trainer, she helps individuals in companies unleash their creativity through banishing their inner critic and hacking their creative brains. Denise’s keynotes and trainings give A Creative Dose™ – an injection of inspiration and immediately applicable tools to help people do their best work. Through working with Denise, people become engaged contributors, synergistic collaborators, and authentic leaders.

Denise is the author of Banish Your Inner Critic, the premier handbook on silencing fears to unleash creativity. A web and tech industry veteran, Denise is also the author of The CSS Detective Guide and co-author of the Smashing Book #3 1/3 and Interact with Web Standards. She is also the founder of Rawk The Web and the Head Instigator of The Creativity (R)Evolution.

MasterClassWed 10 February
Lead with Confidence and Create Better Together

You’ve worked hard and hustled, and now you’re finally in a position of leadership. Unfortunately, the current challenges of being a creative professional – managing teams virtually and navigating moving forward in our careers while still working to create outstanding products and services – can be overwhelming.

Despite our best efforts, the inner critic takes over. We feel like an impostor, like we don’t know enough, and like everyone else has figured out how to adapt to these unprecedented times while we’re still trying to get our bearings. The good news is that banishing this Inner Critic enables us to step fully into doing our best work, achieving excellence in our careers, and bringing the best out of others.

In this masterclass, attendees will learn effective methods for overcoming impostor syndrome, perfectionism, burnout, and fear of failure and success that will enable you to fully step into their power and lead with confidence. They will further learn how to recognize, own, and express their strengths and expertise. Finally, attendees will learn to powerfully communicate their ideas as well as become adept listeners to best encourage collaboration and facilitate team dynamics.

The result will be new skills and behaviors that will be applied in the workplace for effective leadership, helping participants achieve excellence – and contribute meaningfully to the world.

Attendee takeaways:

  • Learn powerful reframes that dismantle impostor syndrome and perfectionism
  • Learn techniques to free yourself from comparisons and high self-criticism
  • How to fully own and effectively share expertise
  • Gain tools to become an effective communicator, who can present information with confidence and “sell” their ideas
  • Learn methods to bring out the creative genius of team members
  • Discover ways to encourage creative collaboration and team buy-in

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