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When we started Mindwerx International, we chose this name because we wanted to work around the world with people and organisations that had the same vision and values we have. This was one of the best decisions we ever made, and we have now worked in 22 countries (as at 2017) and have friends and colleagues all over the world.
On this page we are honoured to connect you with just some of the many people we have met, and with others we haven’t yet met or worked with, but who we admire and believe are making a fantastic contribution to making this a more creative and innovative world.
Like us they just want to help individuals and organisations to Think, Learn, and Innovate better.
Buzan Centre: Australia New Zealand
Mindwerx International sister organisation, which we founded in 2000 to ensure Tony Buzan’s advanced learning techniques are effectively taught to others. Our master trainer Jennifer Goddard, has worked with Tony around the world.
Bottom Line Innovation Associates
Experience innovation, problem solving, and skill building from one of today’s most respected innovation consultants. Dr. Charles Prather brings over 25 years of industry success to his highly sought after workshops and seminars.Charlie’s knowledge base, experience, and comfortable style make for a phenomenal learning experience that provides results long after your event.
BrainConnection.com is dedicated to providing accessible, high-quality information about how the brain works and how people learn. Many discoveries are being made in areas that relate to the human brain, including language, memory, behavior, and aging, as well as illness and injury.
Brain Gym Australia
What is Brain Gym®?
Brain Gym® is a lifelong educational, movement based programme which uses simple movements to integrate the whole brain, senses and body, preparing the person with the physical skills they need to live and learn more effectively.
The Bubble Dome website has been developed to encourage lateral problem solving and imagination in children. The aim of Bubble Dome is to tell stories that are truly interactive and allow children to become involved within the story action.
The CCS is a powerful tool for creating clearer communication for groups, one-on-one coaching and individual self discovery. The CCS is a kit of products centred around packs or fans of cards designed to have an immediate impact on the quality of face-to-face communication.
This is the website of our great friend Dr Robert Alan Black (Alan to his friends worldwide). There are several pages on Alan’s website for professional reasons and others for sharing ideas and information concerning the S.P.R.E.A.D.ng ™ of Creative Thinking Throughout the World.
There are many articles to read, hundreds of creative thinking exercises to strengthen and expand you creative thinking skills, hot links to other great sites, sample virtual idea generation sessions results for fun, plus background about his work, materials plus a sample audio of one of his many speeches.
(US) Roger von Oech is an internationally recognized leader in stimulating creativity and innovation. His two creative thinking books, A Whack on the Side of the Head, and A Kick in the Seat of the Pants, along with his Creative Whack Pack, and Ancient Whacks of Heraclitus card decks have activated the creative juices of many millions around the world.
Members of V.A.R.I.O.U.S. founded Creativity Cafe to facilitate creative expression and personal/professional expansion for all peoples of planet Earth. They offer courses in Digital Storytelling. “Living Gallery” events are live showcases where artists and performers use their art as catalyst for audience interaction, inspiration and networking.
Awaken your creativity and nourish your creative life! Creativity Portal features awe-inspiring articles, free prompts & projects, creative coaching advice, and excellent resources for artists, crafters, writers, and creativity enthusiasts at every level. It’s a Writer’s Digest Best Web Site and has appeared in the English Journal, Imagine magazine, and on Blogger’s Buzz.
(AUS) A comprehensive site on creativity – contains ideas, techniques, books, visual thinking, drawing, mind mapping, the brain, Genius Gallery, Quotations, Affirmations, humour, ideas.
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Dr. Betty Edwards’ website – author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, she has enabled millions of people around the world to learn to draw.
Herrmann International Australia
The core of the thinking tools and skills they offer is the HBDI – The Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument.
For almost 20 years, led by Gerald “Solutionman” Haman has thought beyond the box to develop solutions that helped innovators generate over 2 million ideas valued at over $2 billion U.S. dollars. The SolutionPeople Thinkubator is an original meeting facility in one of Chicago’s most creative lofts located in the West Loop. Their space accommodates teams of 10-30 people with essential meeting resources and comfortable and thought-provoking furniture. The unique environment is home to various game equipment, a disco dance floor and professional karaoke system.
has a great website with over 500 interesting articles. Winston insists that the only way to achieve difficult and important goals is to inspire a strong Innovative Attitude. That attitude guided him and his teams to many important innovations.