Julie Flower

//Julie Flower

About Julie Flower

Julie Flower is a strategy and organisational development consultant with a passion for corporate creativity. An experienced manager and leader in the private, public and voluntary sectors, she now delivers consultancy, training, development and coaching. She has a strong interest in leadership, strategy and problem-solving within complex systems.Julie is also a performance improviser in London with long-form group Classic Andy and loves incorporating improv techniques into her work to help teams innovate, communicate and collaborate. She blogs on creativity in organisational development as The Specialist Generalist and is also a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Brighton.

Making other people look good: what improv teaches us about teamwork

By | 2017-03-01T09:57:07+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Inspiration, Motivation, Confidence Articles|

In my spare time I can be found ‘making silly stuff up’ with improvised comedy group Classic Andy. What began as a creative and fun hobby a couple of years ago has taught me as much about truly effective teamwork as any management course or corporate role could.  Here’s why… Techniques from improvised comedy have already made [...]

Drawing your way to organisational improvement – five reasons to get more creative

By | 2017-01-24T12:22:53+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Aspirations For Business Articles, Inspiration, Motivation, Confidence Articles|

‘Our colleagues get scared when we bring out the Post-it notes’. This comment from a recent client sums up the dread that many people feel about the use of ‘creative’ techniques within the workplace. It’s a real shame as moving beyond the traditional flipchart and bullet points approach can free up people’s minds, encourage innovation and vastly [...]