Workshops

I lead afternoon, one-day & weekend workshops for teams & departments —
up to 50 people at a spin.

From lively Innovation Sandboxes to Inter-generational Round Tables
to movement & creativity whirlwinds of dance, music & brainstorming —
I’ve got something for every team to enjoy.

“Charisma, versatility & charm make Erica’s Bollywood-inspired workshops a can-do for people of all ages and abilities! Before you know it, total strangers are engaged in a group dance like nothing you've experienced before."
—Rachel Keyser, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

My signature WORKSHOPS include:

: The Innovation Sandbox
Generational, cultural & gender differences can create miscommunication & friction —
but with the right culture in place, you can alchemize diversity into GOLD.

Innovation Sandboxes offer a structured-yet-playful space to generate why-didn’t-we-think-of-that ideas & profitable products for your company. No hierarchies.
No rules. No dogma. Just brilliance.

: The Inter-generational Round Table
When Baby-boomers, Gen-Xers & Gen-Yers are given a chance to grab the mic,
a LOT of (good) questions bubble up.

: Should your company be using Twitter and Foursquare?  
: Should account executives wine & dine clients after hours?  
: Should there be a 'no cell-phone' rule in meetings?  
: Should your company switch to a Results-Only Environment, and lift the 40-hour a week expectation?

In this facilitated conversation, emerging leaders from every generation will have a chance to articulate their fears, needs, priorities & hopes for the company — setting the stage for cultural alchemy, transformation & understanding.

: The How-To’s of Sparring.
Traditional mentoring takes a top-down approach — older people give advice, younger people zip their lips & take notes. It's so last century.

Sparring is a cross-generational style of coaching that allows Baby-boomers, Gen-Xers & Gen-Yers to coach each other, with mutual respect & encouragement.
The result? Friction-free communication, an open flow of ideas & profitable collaboration.

: Innovative MOVES
It's not magic — it's just movement. Dance, music & physical self-expression unlock creativity, build trust within teams & trigger lasting change. Warning: includes Bollywood-inspired grooving & shaking. Stretch pants recommended. Smiling required.

“Erica deserves major credit for making everyone feel welcome at her workshop, and for throwing a great deal of fun into the mix (Bollywood Dance, anyone?) I’ve gained confidence and learned more about myself — and nearly a week later, I’m still inspired by Erica. If you want to be thoroughly inspired, this is the woman you want.”
—Vanessa Lewis, Founder, Dorchestors Daughter Publishing

Contact me to chat about booking one of my signature workshops — or requesting a custom presentation — for your team.

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