Lunch and Learn: Leading Teams is F-ing Hard


Leading Teams is F-ing Hard

Anyone who is working in innovation or attempting to be innovative knows that leading teams through the process can be F-ing hard! Innovation takes cross-functional teamwork and requires navigating the complex waters of personalities, varying expertise, and work styles.

During this session Founder and Fearless Facilitator of Idea Farm Tamara Christensen and Senior Associate Kim Larkin will reveal the best kept secrets of the most innovative teams. You will learn a few key techniques that you can immediately apply to make your meetings and sessions with teams more enjoyable, effective, productive, and innovative.

Join the Arizona Technology Council and Idea Farm at Galvanize on Tuesday, November 27 and get your leadership strategy on-track for 2019! Lunch is included*. Register now

*Please note: the format of this event will be unique. We’ll begin with an activity then lunch will be served at 12:15PM. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Executives
  • Facilitators
  • Trainers
  • Consultants
  • Sales Professionals
  • Analysts

About Idea Farm

Idea Farm is on a mission to energetically engage leaders and teams of all sizes to catalyze creative thinking, align diverse points of view and solve complex challenges. We help clients turn empathy into action and solve “wicked” problems with collaborative, immersive engagements ranging from workshops and trainings to keynote experiences.

About Tamara Christensen

Tamara is a passionate and empathetic facilitator, trainer, researcher, speaker and author. She brings nearly 20 years of experience blending design thinking, creative problem solving, collaboration, and research to help organizations build innovation capabilities and apply them to complex business challenges. Tamara works with a range of organizations from local businesses to global Fortune 100 companies including Honeywell and 3M. She is also faculty in the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She has been described metaphorically as a glass of prosecco, a whirling dervish, and a sharpie. Tamara’s book, F-ing Innovation: Why innovation is hard and what to do about it is available on Amazon.

About Kim Larkin

Kim is a ninja combination of strategic thinker, facilitator and client concierge who loves ensuring all the details are just perfect. She has directed multiple businesses, built nonprofits from the ground up, and managed numerous national and international creative projects. She is a resourceful instigator who thrives on creating connections and bringing creativity to complex problems. Kim earned a masters degree in Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University, a B.A. in Art History from the University of Utah and is a certified Project Management Professional. In her free time, you’ll find Kim in the mountains, volunteering in the community, or enjoying a glass of bourbon.

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Idea Farm


515 E Grant St.
Phoenix , AZ 85004




November 27, 2018




[AZTC Members, FREE] [Non-Members, 15]