Snippets from extensive research done by Recalibrate in 2017 on India Innovation Climate 

  • What mindsets(brain preferences) are key to innovation?
  • How do we determine/assess whether organization has an innovative mindset?
  • What are some of the traits/brain preferences of innovative mindset leaders?
  • What are barriers to having an innovation mindset?

Indian organizations continue to look for proof-of-success and assurances of immediate or near- term results. The appetite for risk-taking is still quite low……India Innovation Climate Study 2017 : Find the entire research here 


A bespoke journey of building a culture of innovation. It includes:

  • Creativity in the Beyonder zone
  • Cultural imperatives and values
  • Key traits of an innovator

GENIUS accelerates in shifting the focus towards insatiable curious approach to life which stimulates imagination. It will challenge the participants to think beyond their traditional style of thinking and come up with perspective and ideas which would help them thrive in the future operating environment. Through an extraordinary and interesting blend of experiential learning, simulations and classroom learning, participants will develop a strong commitment to challenge their existing knowledge through new experience, persistence and willingness to learn from mistakes. Participants will also learn how to be wired for growth : a belief that one’s abilities can expand which will eventually inspire change and innovation in the organisation. Participants will learn practical applications of applying the multi-dimensional thinking (Whole Brain Thinking) to their business and personal environments.

Organization Challenge

  • Does your organization have brilliant people on board but innovation remains a challenge?
  • Has your innovation methodology yielded mixed results?
  • Do the employees in your organization challenge their current knowledge, processes and working systems?

If you identify with any of the above pain areas, then like most organizations, you are up against the biggest hurdle to innovation : 

The mindset shift required to see sustained results

 How Are Organizations Changing

Organizations are increasingly looking for brilliance beyond ‘business as usual’, ‘creative problem solving’ and ‘speed of execution’. They want to see a shift in mindset : from ‘Status quo’ to ‘Innovative’ 

– Dr. Deep Bali


Who should attend this learning lab

GENIUS is developed for leaders, managers and executives who want to develop a new lens of looking at problems at hand and drive change and innovation in the organisation.

Some of the ideal profiles who should be attending

  • Business heads and leaders
  • CMO and VPs of Marketing
  • New Product Development and R&D
  • HR and heads of new businesses
  • CIO, COO and CTO
  • Chief Technologists and Innovation Officers
  • Innovation and R&D Managers
  • Managers and executives with leadership responsibilities

Key learning takeaways

  • How to become a catalyst leader who promotes new initiatives by offering insights and by putting forward their approaches
  • How to ‘re-design’ and ‘re-wire’ your and your organisation’s mindset to foster creative and conceptual environment where original thought is valued
  • Learn and apply Whole Brain Thinking to decisively deal with crisis situations and coming up with solutions (Overcoming “Focusing illusion”)
  • Learn how to create a vision for the future and demonstrate thought leadership
  • How to combine a drive to achieve along with a willingness to challenge the approaches of others
  • Take a practical look at your current organisational mindset and learn to enable and identify superior business opportunities

Key concepts covered

  1. A new lens to an innovative mindset -> Learning and applying new ways of thinking, ideating and solutioning leveraging Whole Brain Thinking
  • Understanding your brain preferences and thinking styles
  • How the quadrants and dimensions influence communication, decision-making, leadership, relationships and business strategy
  • Practical activities including tools and techniques for leveraging each quadrant(whole brain) in multiple business settings
  • Learning how to be a whole brain individual
  • Learning how to coach, guide and mentor others to leverage whole brain

  1. Going from ordinary to beyond and develop ‘Beyonder creativity’ 
  • Setting the Beyonder scene: What is Beyondness, who can be a Beyonder?
  • Introducing the Beyonder Models: Moving from Ordinary to Beyond; the journey from Unconscious Incompetence to spontaneous competence; Coming to grips with the meaning of Clever in the 21st century
  • Power of triggering : Above and Below the line state
  • Anchoring your thinking Above the Line

Start a conversation with us

  1. Key traits of an innovator and how to hone them
  • Organisation brand
  • Inhibitions when one wants to be an innovator
  • 7 key traits of an innovator
  • Fixed and growth mindset 

  1. Culture Imperatives and values
  • Opportunities of innovation in your department/busines
  • Importance of innovation for your organisation
  • Identify the areas where your organisations strategy is aligned or mis-aligned with a culture of innovation
  • Identify the factors that will help and hinder your chances of increasing the use of innovative practices in your organisation
  • Create a more supportive climate for people to initiate ideas and support more innovative practice