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Lateral Thinking & Innovating - 1day summer workshop

  • Aug 10, 2013 · 10:00 AM
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Are you up for travelling "Out of the box"?

Just in one day you will learn and develop your Lateral Thinking & Innovation skills and expertise and apply them  to find solutions to your own issues while playing and having fun!!!








“We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” ... "Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler." (Albert Einstein)

Then, to make that change, using Lateral Thinking* is a very effective method. Moreover, it can be deployed to take shortcuts to innovating in a simple way, using as few resources as possible.

This intensive 1day Innovation Workshop with Nadine Meisel, a Cross-Disciplinary Lateral Thinking Expert, consists of various inter-connected, short, dynamic and practical exercises. These are based on Lateral Thinking and include The Six Thinking Hats as well asvarious other creative problem solving techniques.

Ideal for developers, engineers, managers, and anyone who wants to improve problem solving and innovation skills, whether professional or personal.

At the end of the workshop, the participants will acquire new methods and experiences on Innovatingnew perspectives and solutions on their own problem, their Personal Lateral Thinking Toolkit they can apply to their business and private affairs, as well as unforgettable moments.

*Lateral Thinking is defined as problem solving by an indirect and creative approach, going beyond the obvious. This makes it a powerful tool to generate innovative solutions.

You can grasp some impressions from our last workshop: in


Dates and schedule:

Saturday, August 10th: 10h-19h

In case this date doesn't work for you let us know which alternative day you would participate via doodle: and if we have enough participants interested we can think of rescheduling it or doing another one.

Facilitator: Nadine Meisel, Innovation Consultant (see info below)

Language: English

Location: Center of Barcelona, to be defined according to the number of participants (min 6 - max 24).



  • comfortable clothes and a fresh and open mind
  • problem or issue to be solved, business related and/or personal (optional)

Price: 99 Euros* per person

*Includes: facilitation, venue, materials, snacks, coffee & refreshments

This is a special price only for meetup members, applying ~90% discount on regular price.

Payments have to be made until 6th of August. I will send the details to the RSVPs via email some days before.

If needed, a receipt for the workshop participation can be provided.

For any questions or comments please feel free to contact Nadine Meisel.

About Nadine Meisel:

Nadine Meisel is a cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary Product Designer, Lateral & Design Thinker and Innovator.

She has been fostering Product Design Innovation within multi-national companies, such as PumaVolkswagen and Lego to make them more competitive through innovative approaches and strategies.

Nadine Meisel provides Innovation Consulting and Workshops from the conceptualization of new strategies up to the design phase.

As a natural and experienced lateral thinker, she combines her Product Design expertise with a radical out-of-the-box mindset.

Nadine Meisel differentiates herself from other innovation consultants by incorporating her unique way of thinking as well as user-centered research to bring new insights and approaches to existing design & innovation processes in a very flexible and customized way.

She has a proven track-record of more than 12 years in Product Design & Innovation as well as teaching and workshop experiences of more than 20 years. Nadine has received several awards, designed successfully-commercialized products, and registered 3 patents. Her designs have been exhibited in international museums/fairs and featured in magazines, books and on TV shows. 5 of her inventions are exhibited in the miba (Museum of Ideas and Inventions) in Barcelona (e.g. Plato's Cave, see the photo below).












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