PlexusCall: Strategies for Adaptive Leadership and Innovation
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When: Friday, January 9, 2015
1-2pm ET

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Friday, January 9, 2015 1-2 PM Eastern Time

Strategies for Adaptive Leadership and Innovation
Guests: Daniel Pesut and Charlie Garland

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Cognitive Buoyancy (pdf)

You’ve heard discussions about technical and adaptive leadership. Charlie Garland has explored some of the tools and thinking strategies that aid development of adaptive leadership skills. 

Charlie Garland is an innovation expert who provides services as consultant, executive coach, trainer and author. He has developed a series of tools and models that show how our natural thought processes, psychology and experiential learning can evolve into the creation of new value. His clients have ranged from Fortune 100 corporations to early stage entrepreneurs across industries that include finance, IT, manufacturing, publishing fashion, law and entertainment. He earned a BS degree in industrial engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College. He launched The Innovation Outlet in 2011.

Daniel Pesut, PhD, is professor of Nursing Population Health and Systems Cooperative Unit and Director of the Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership and holds the Katherine R. and C. Walton Lillehei Chair in Nursing Leadership at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Throughout his 38 year career as a nurse he has held positions in both academic and public sectors serving in a variety of roles that include staff nurse, clinical nurse specialist, director of nursing services, academic department chair, and associate dean. He values and supports creativity and innovation and is dedicated to the development of next generation nursing leaders through his coaching and consulting practice. He served as a Trustee of the Plexus Institute from 2005-2010 and was the Chair of the Plexus Institute Board of Trustees from 2011-2012.