Off Script – MAINE is a retreat for educators, librarians, and museum staff who seek new tools and ideas for learning and leading.
Off Script Maine is a one-day retreat offered in partnership with Maine State Library. Off Script provides an introduction lean startup and innovation tools for intrapreneurship. At Off Script, participants will explore innovation tools and methods from lean startup while collaborating and improving their craft through hands-on practice.
Saturday, June 3
Portland Public Library
8:30 – Breakfast
9:00 – The Big SHIFT + Growth Mindset – When you find yourself in times of change, it’s time to learn and grow. Off Script gets started with activities that help you pinpoint your place in the current landscape and set a vision for where you want to be.
10:15 – Welcome to the Age of Empathy and Networks — This Is Your Life! – Learning and leadership are the warp and the weft of individual or organizational growth. Begin to weave yourself into the fabric of the 21st century economy with activities that reveal insights about how leadership and learning connect.
10:45 – We All Got Problems – Be part of the solution by learning to use new problem solving tools from entrepreneurship. You choose the direction and work collaboratively with others as you work through a solutions-oriented framework.
12:00 – Lunch – Fun, delicious, and surprising!
1:00 – And Why Not? – Growth mindset: We talk about it ad nauseam. Innovation and entrepreneurship require it. We want our leaders and colleagues to adopt it. But are we practicing it ourselves. Explore your own perspective through simple activities that you can use to adopt a growth mindset or use to help others do the same.
2:15 – Afternoon Break
2:30 – Become a Lean, Mean, Learning Machine – Empirical learning works, but sometimes it seems difficult and out of reach. It doesn’t have to be if you apply lean strategies. Learn tips and tricks that lean entrepreneurs and designers use for empirical learning.
4:00 – Gallery Walk – Share what you’ve got, see what others learned, and get a chance to process.
$150 Registration includes:
- LeadLocal Innovation Toolkit
- All conference materials
- Breakfast and lunch
- 7 hours PD credit in lean startup and design thinking
Travel and accommodations not included.