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NY: Exercise Your Mind

  • May 06, 2013
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • : Bliss Interactive - 500 Fifth Avenue (at 42nd Street), Suite 300, New York, NY


  • Special price for members

Do you find your strategic thinking or problem solving limited by experience, time and the information readily at hand?  Are you looking for new ways to understand and address challenges in your organization?  Do you see others in your marketplace applying new creativity or innovative approaches you’ve not tried? If your answer to any of those questions is yes, this session is for you. 

No lectures tonight!  Chris LaVictoire Mahai, Managing Partner of Aveus, and her team of creativity guides will be using tools from the published work of mind stretching thought leaders:

- Bryan Mattimore, master of applied creativity and ideation

- Roger von Oech, check out his ‘Creative Whack Pack’ app for your iPhone

- Andy Puddicombe, who demystifies meditation in ten minutes or less, and others.

During this fun, interactive exchange, you will have the opportunity to test out several mind stretching possibilities such as polarities, mind mapping, filtering for cognitive bias, meditation and other ideas for finding more creative ideas.

We all want to define and execute winning strategies. This session is designed to help you ‘exercise your mind’ and provide some simple techniques you can use to solve problems and unlock potential.


6 - 6:30 pm - Gathering
6:30 - 7:30 pm - Program
7:30 - 8 pm - Mingling

Chris LaVictoire Mahai is managing partner at Aveus, LLC (, a global strategy and operational change firm. Aveus helps businesses create change that pays. She plays several roles depending on the client situation, and during her Aveus tenure has worked with more than 100 organizations.  She is the author of ROAR: Strengthening business performance through speed, predictability, flexibility, and leverage (, and a frequent speaker in the areas of business strategy and change leadership. Mahai invests in women-led businesses and currently serves on the board of (NYSE: MGU) Macquarie Global Infrastructure Fund and the National Council for Graywolf Press.

Questions?  Contact Lisa Carnesi,

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