Russ is a facilitator, speaker and trainer in creativity, innovation, and change leadership. He has delivered programs worldwide including programs in Singapore, Italy, Australia, England, India, New Zealand, South Africa and the US.
Russ holds a Master of Science in Creativity and Change Leadership from State University of New York at Buffalo and is a contributing professor at the Center for Studies in Creativity where he teaches graduate courses in facilitating creative process. He holds certifications in a number of additional training programs including Polarity Management and Emotional Intelligence.
Russ spends his free time in Chicago improvising and practicing Aikido.
How to Give Feedback Without Shooting Ideas Down - New ideas are fragile and can be killed easily, but they need good feedback to grow.