Imagination Changes Everything
Imagination — Your Secret Superpower
Only one person in ten who sets goals for their life will actually make the changes necessary to achieve them. In this powerful, dynamic talk, you’ll learn how you, your team and your organization can leverage your innate superpower — imagination — to increase your flexibility and resilience and achieve your goals with a 42% higher success rate.
While most of us believe we can “think” our way out of a problem, it’s better to imagine your success first. Imaginative thinking about your future gives your brain an internal goal. It then maps the route to your success creating road signs, identifying pitfalls and alerting you to necessary rest stops until you’ve arrived at your goals.
Based on my Popular "Imagination Changes Everything" Tedx Talk
Don’t think, imagine. In this compelling illustrated Imagination TEDx talk I share stories and imaginative thinking skills from some of the greatest creative thinkers and artists of our time. While many people believe that Creative Genius is something accessible to few, I make the case in this talk that imagination is the most powerful problem solving skill anyone can use. That skill will open the door to your own Creative Genius.
This talk will engage your audience in using their imagination in new ways:
- Envisioning their future in a picture form
- Changing their perception of daydreaming
- Creating a “what if” mentality — open to expansive ideas and new perspectives
Imagination Changes EverythingKeynote Takeaways
Imagination Changes Everything is an interactive, dynamic talk where I clarify how the imagination works and your brain’s ability to expand any idea to create blockbuster results. With real life examples of combining images with imaginative thinking, I share how I went from waitress to Broadway performer in one year, then crashed and burned to become a gardener. Using my imagination, I literally planted new ideas and recreated my career.
How participants will benefit:
What is imaginative thinking
The Difference Between Thinking and Imagination
Thinking is a cognitive process that is automated and constant. It includes judging, reasoning, concept formation, problem solving, and deliberation.
Imagination is consciously envisioning, forming new ideas, images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses. It can be used and applied to any situation to help you to solve any puzzle or expand any idea.
Your imaginative thinking skills are one of the most powerful tools you have to envision your future. In my Draw Your Future TEDx talk, I share research that shows when you draw a picture of your desired state, daydream that new reality with feeling, you will stay focused and motivated until you achieve your goals.
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What you can expect
Before your event
- I will work closely with your team to craft a powerful talk that will inspire and motivate
- We will work together to brainstorm possible imagery to ignite your audience’s drive
- I will use my social network to promote your event, if desired
During your event
- I will deliver an inspiring talk customized to your audience
- I will illustrate LIVE on stage
- I will interface with your attendees before and after the talk
After your event
- I will interact with your attendees on social media and through email
- Share promotional clips/images from your event
- Recommend your event to future speakers
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How can imagination change my future?
10 benefits of imagination
There are many benefits to using your imagination, here are ten.
- Better ideas
- Expanded thinking
- Multiple perspectives
- Greater clarity
- Improved social interactions
- Reduced stress
- Enhanced problem solving
- Faster goal achievement
- Increased creativity
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Keynote Speaker, Illustrator, and Change Agent Patti Dobrowolski
An inspiring, highly interactive keynote speaker, I help your teams envision a positive future while capturing it into a clear and powerful roadmap to achieve your goals. As a seasoned change agent, I will guide your team to seek the best possible solutions, create alignment with your core values and help them discover their unique contribution to the end result.