LEADERSHIP TRAINING, & CONFERENCE PROGRAMMING
Invigorate your meetings, teams, creativity and conferences
Looking for a dynamic and seasoned facilitator to inspire and motivate your team – and provide leadership training for your executives or employees? Look no further.
Using structured experiences and innovative group challenges, Howard facilitates powerful, engaging and unforgettable sessions that inspire collaboration and drive home key business concepts in a vibrant and meaningful way.
Sample team building topics include:
- One-Way, Two-Way Communication - the value of two-way dialogue
- Win As Much As You Can - who is the you? The individual, the department, the division or the company?
- The NASA Experiment - who makes better decisions? Individuals on their own or a team?
Needing to spark maximum creativity with your team? Howard is a powerful brainstorm session facilitator. A master of brainstorming techniques, his sessions dramatically release the enormous potential of collective wisdom amongst team members and participants.
The Brainstorm Session Process:
Stage 1: The Prep
a) Speak with key parties to determine issues, opportunities, questions and challenges
b) Framing and scheduling the day
Stage 2: The Brainstorm Process
a) Mental warm-up exercises to foster a creative mindset
b) The Rules of Brainstorming
c) Ideation- creating the master list of ideas
Stage 3: Prioritization
Rank ordering ideas into “best” actionable ideas pursuant to predetermined filters such as:
a. Likelihood of success
b. Revenue generated by success
c. Financial resources required to implement
d. Human resources required to implement
e. Competitive environment
Stage 4: The Action Plan
a) Delegating Responsibilities
Stage 5: The Report
A written report outlining all the information and plans determined above
Conference and Speaker Programming that attracts a crowd
Tap into Howard’s expertise in creating unique and crowd-pleasing thematics to enliven, enrich and expand the appeal of your conference or event. In addition to energizing your programming, his famous resource network will be at your disposal to cherry-pick the best speakers and keynotes.
The Lightning Group’s conference programming offerings do three things:
- Create the program theme/title – to ensure it is timely, relevant and captivating
- Create the full program schedule including topics
- Secure the speakers
- Facilitate the day, if required
Speaking services: Book a killer keynote
Howard Lichtman is a dynamic and in-demand conference speaker and keynote who motivates, educates and inspires on a wide variety of topics.
Howard’s speaking and keynote engagements include:
The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA), The American Marketing Association (AMA), Food and Consumer Products Association Canada(FCPC), the Association of Canadian Advertisers, Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) and Strategy Magazine’s Marketing Summit, Apex, AceTech, Schulich School of Business, ShowCanada, Sponsorship Marketing Council of Canada (SMCC), the Screen Advertising World Association (SAWA), National Association of Convenience Stores, UJA Federation, New Brunswick Film & Television Industry Summit, the Jewish Book Festival and more.
Let Howard invigorate your next executive meeting, brainstorming session event or conference.