Unleash Your Innovators


The business world is increasingly volatile. Only a fraction of the Fortune 500 companies from 50 years ago still retain the Fortune 500 designation today. And the future promises continued upheaval. Everything we know is subject to the new rules of the marketplace and the potential impact of disruptors.

What keeps organizations thriving is the ability to pivot, to be creative, and to imaginatively problem solve. In short, survival depends on the workforce’s ability to innovate.

Based on a Bright Horizons survey of 1,500 full-time working adults across U.S. geography and industries, organizations characterized as innovative have cultures that effectively create trust, free thinking, and ability for employees to bring their full cognitive capacity to their daily tasks. These elements create the conditions that allow creative ideas big and small to take shape.

In this webinar, learn more about how businesses are creating cultures of innovation and the critical role human resources plays in propelling these organizations forward.

Attendees will learn:

  1. Why human resources and people practices are at the epicenter of driving innovative culture
  2. Identify the specific cultural characteristics of innovative organizations
  3. How innovative companies approach minimizing factors such as stress in employees work and personal life to empower creativity
  4. Examples of how top organizations are currently solving the challenges of enabling innovation in their workforce

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Access: 60-Minute | On-Demand Event Code: WEBINAR-20180502-PLAYBACK

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Kristin Henderson

Director of Institutional Research | Horizons Workforce Consulting

Ms. Kristin Henderson serves as the Director of Institutional Research with Horizons Workforce Consulting. She is responsible for managing the research process, from inception to insight-sharing. Kristin works closely with clients to ensure that the research meets strategic business objectives. She has led numerous research projects, domestic and international, focused on employee well-being, engagement, and work/life needs. She also contributes to the ongoing thought leadership research efforts of Horizon Workforce Consulting.

Prior to joining Horizons Workforce Consulting, Kristin worked for a global market research firm, specializing in tracking and understanding consumer buying behavior. With over ten years of experience working in market research, she has an extensive background in both quantitative and qualitative research. Kristin earned Bachelor's degrees in Economics and Education from Colgate University. She lives outside of Boston with her husband and two children.

Dr. Lucy English, PhD

Managing Director of Institutional Research at Horizons Workforce Consulting | Bright Horizons

Lucy English is the Managing Director of Institutional Research at Horizons Workforce Consulting. In this role she conducts research and speaks on the efficacy of various organizational policies and programs as workforce supports and strategic business tools. Dr. English also provides consulting for corporate and university clients.

Prior to coming to Bright Horizons, Dr. English was a Sociology professor and department chair at Moravian College where she was granted tenure in 2002. In that role she taught social research methods and conducted independent research. She joined Bright Horizons in 2003.

Dr. English’s higher education clients have included Columbia University, Harvard University, Life University, North Carolina State University, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University, University of Redlands, West Virginia University, and Yale University. She has also worked on research in collaboration with academic researchers at Bowling Green State and Northeastern University.

Dr. English holds a BA from the University of Redlands and an MA and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

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