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How does innovation proliferate? Conflict, tension, and failure are key hurdles that any business, team, or innovation must face in order to flourish. So what steps can we take to steward the imagination through human interaction? What makes collaboration click? Author and consultant Nancy Ortberg will give us practical tools for team dynamics, and will explore how apparent failure can become the greatest vehicle for redemption.

Nancy Ortberg served as a teaching pastor for eight years at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. During that time she lead Network, a ministry that helps people identify their spiritual gifts and find a place of service in the church, and Axis, a weekly gathering for the eighteen to twenty-something generation. She is a founding partner of Teamworx2, a business and leadership consulting firm affiliated with Patrick Lencioni, which provides fast-paced, practical, and compelling sessions to leaders and their teams. Teamworx2 works with businesses, schools, nonprofits, and churches to address issues of organizational effectiveness and teamwork. Nancy is currently working at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church as the Director of Leadership Development. She is the author of Looking for God: An Unexpected Journey through Tattoos, Tofu, & Pronouns and, Unleashing the Power of Rubber Bands, Lessons in Non-Linear Leadership.

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