ROB ODDI offers workshops and live experiences focused on change/TRANSFORMATION, culture, leadership and HUMAN PERFORMANCE.

Using a variety of multi-modal interactive methods including lego serious play, these experiences deliver return on investment and full engagement. 

Is your industry going through disruptive change and you find yourself needing to transform and move forward?

Are your teams working in silos?

DO YOU NEED CLARITY TO DISCOVER A PATH FORWARD AND GET ALIGNMENT ON YOUR 'STORY'?

Do you want to increase employee engagement?

Is it time for the organization to innovate and come up with new and concrete ideas to take you the next level? 

Do you want to increase profitability?

Does the left hand need to know what the right hand is doing?

These are just a small few of the problems we solve. We're here to help.

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WHAT IS A LIVE EXPERIENCE / WORKSHOP?

All Live Experiences & Workshops are custom designed by Rob Oddi and use an integration of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® combined with the power of neuroscience, coaching, and innovative exploration techniques.. These workshops combine communication, development, and problem solving method built upon a 3D modelling process. They are valuable tool to unlock innovation within individuals and groups. It maximizes the full participation, insights, and commitment of all participants involved in a safe and fun environment. The method has key core processes, application techniques, and is based on the belief that everyone has something unique and valuable to contribute. We have delivered these workshops across Canada and the United States.

Click the video below to see some of our work on an HR Transformation.

Click the video below to see our recent work with Bank of Montreal (BMO).

 

WHAT CAN THESE LIVE EXPERIENCEs BE USED FOR?

All workshops  are customized to meet specific goals and objectives. We specialize in workshops to address issues related to: 

STRATEGY / STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT / SCENARIO PLANNING
CHANGE MANAGEMENT / ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE
ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
INNOVATION
 TEAM BUILDING

VISIONING
PROBLEM SOLVING

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Click the video below to see how we helped attendees of Work Rebooted define the future of work

WHO DO YOU USUALLY WORK WORK WITH?

For the most part, we work with executives, senior leadership teams and boards. More often than not they are going through transformation, or significant changes and require alignment and action to move their organizations forward. They want to hear new ideas, to ensure they are on the right path, and to find a way to create a powerful experience. Leaders recognize that success is dependent on hearing all the voices in the room, and we work with them to solve real three-dimensional problems using three-dimensional solutions. Our clients find that they often leave with new and bold practical ideas and insights that they had not previously considered.

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DO YOU OFFER PRE-DESIGNED WORKSHOPS?

All of our workshops are customized and personalized to reflect the unique situation of each client.  We do not offer 'off the shelf' workshops. 

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Our clients love us, and we love them back! Click any of the videos below to understand why we are the leader in what we do in Canada and the USA.

Click HERE to see how we worked with BMO (Bank of Montreal) to assist with their Call Centre Transformation

Click HERE to hear from the President of SKYJACK on how we worked with his team to identify current issues, core values, and how to overcome challenges all in an engaging and safe environment

Click HERE to see how we helped Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation with their HR Transformation

Click HERE to see how we helped SourceAmerica's leadership team to define the path forward to success

Click HERE to see how we worked with 100 CIOs to show them the power of doing strategy in 3D

Click HERE to see how we worked with Mandeville Private Client to make their annual retreat a success

Click HERE to see how we helped the Government of Canada explore possibilities to increase collaboration and employee satisfaction

Click HERE to see how we helped the Children Youth and Social Services I&IT Cluster at Government of Ontario identify roadblocks and solutions to ensure future success

Click HERE to see how we opened the 2018 Work Rebooted Summit in San Francisco to work with leaders to define what the future of work looks like

Click HERE to see how we showed 180 MBA students from 13 business schools (Harvard, Yale, Cambridge, MIT, U Toronto, and others) the power of doing strategy and problem solving in 3D

To find out more or inquire about a powerful workshop / event for your team, you can contact Rob by CLICKING HERE or directly at (647) 298-6334.

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We brought in Rob to show our change professionals the power of doing strategy in 3D. His highly-interactive and knowledgeable session as well dynamic personality was our most well-attended event yet and the feedback from attendees was exceptionally positive.
— Donna Castellano, Workplace Compensation Board of Manitoba

WHAT ABOUT MAKES 3D Modelling A POWERFUL TOOL? 

Drawing on ideas from the fields of psychology and behavioural science, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is a powerful tool that focuses on both divergence and converge to allows teams to initiate change and improvement and even to create something radically new. It takes brainstorming, ideation, strategy, and visioning to the next level. 

Our hands are connected to between 70 and 80 percent of our brain cells. Our brains are limited in how much information they can consciously handle at one time - often referred to as our 'working memory'. But with the assistance of all the neural connections in our hands, we "know" a great deal more at any given moment that we previously thought. This method, through the assistance of our hands via building, taps into a highly significant part of one's subconscious thinking. 

The challenge most organizations face is that they have unique business problems they want their internal staff to resolve. It's often one individual, a small team, or perhaps some consultants not too familiar with the business who are assigned to this. They are asked to solve complex 3D problems using traditional 2D solutions (write a strategy document, use a whiteboard, come up with a solution etc). This normally involves limited brainstorming and filling out a template with the requisite information with the help of minimal discussions. The results are often poor and the strategy remains on a shelf or in a folder.

With LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, all strategy becomes a live 3D immersive experience where there's full participation of everyone involved. The best organizations understand that leaders do not have all the answers, and prefer to tap into the collective knowledge of its people. To find out more or inquire about a powerful workshop / event for your team, you can contact Rob by CLICKING HERE or directly at (647) 298-6334.

 Most meetings adhere to the 80/20 rule, where 20% of the individuals in attendance do 80% of the participating.   LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® enables a 100/100 model

Most meetings adhere to the 80/20 rule, where 20% of the individuals in attendance do 80% of the participating. 

LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® enables a 100/100 model

 The close of a workshop with BMO (Bank of Montreal) Senior Leaders from across North America.

The close of a workshop with BMO (Bank of Montreal) Senior Leaders from across North America.

ARE THESE WORKSHOPS ABOUT TRAINING OR LEARNING?

Our workshops are about preparing, experimenting and exploring. It's about finding solutions to a challenge or a problem. Our best clients use these opportunities to generate options and develop new understandings together. To achieve this, we explore multiple scenarios and options for challenges or problems. Most often, these outcomes can inform and guide decisions. 

WHAT IS THE 'TYPICAL' Reaction from participants during a Session?

Sessions carefully designed, crafted, and delivered by Rob Oddi, expert in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and materials, result in an extremely high level of engagement, interactivity, and solutioning . The sessions are designed to produce content-rich outcomes and results. Participants become fully engaged as all of his sessions appeal to all learning styles (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic). Participants often realize 'aha' moments and insights and become fully immersed into a richer, more three-dimensional means of ideation and communication. Leaders get great feedback and sessions paint a picture of what is happening in the organization as well as existing challenges and new opportunities.

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Single best presentation I’ve heard at any conference. Exceptionally engaging, highly valuable. I wish I had a day of this material.
Best Session Ever! Always excited to learn new ways to establish engagement when having difficult conversations or trying to solve problems
— Feedback from attendees of Rob Oddi LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® session at ACMP Global Conference, May 2017 New Orleans

 

CAN ANYONE DESIGN AND RUN A LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® EXPERIENCE?

The short answer is NO.

Sessions should be both designed and delivered by someone with both education and expertise in the method as well with speaking/facilitation experience coupled with extensive team dynamics/business consulting experience. The success of a session is completely dependent on how it is designed and how it is delivered. Saying we want to use LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY is akin to saying 'We want to use PowerPoint' - it is a tool. Used correctly, and in conjunction with an expertly designed workshop based on goals and objectives, it can deliver a return on investment and increase profitability. 

As there are a multitude of ways to design and deliver a session using the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and materials, careful design and timing is key to sustain the level of enthusiasm, focus, and engagement required for a session that will deliver on expectations. 

Rob Oddi is an expert in change and has been consulting for over 20 years with leaders and their teams to accelerate results, improve strategy, and create the powerful level of engagement needed to increase the probability of change success. Rob brings extensive experience and success in developing strong cohesive teams, combined with international experience as a change management consultant, speaker, and comes with the most extensive education in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and materials. To find out more or inquire about a powerful workshop / event for your team, you can contact Rob by CLICKING HERE or directly at (647) 298-6334.

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JUST A FEW OF THE MANY ORGANIZATIONS AND COMPANIES THAT HAVE USED LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® TO ACCELERATE RESULTS:

 

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HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE / GET STARTED?

You can contact Rob by CLICKING HERE or directly at (647) 298-6334. 
 

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