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Steven Kowalski

President / FounderCreative License (TM) Consulting Services

Jacksonville, FL

Member Since December 2023


Leadeship and Team Inspiration
Management Consulting


Steven Kowalski is an organization development consultant, speaker, executive coach, and the author of “Creative Together: Sparking Innovation in the New World of Work.” He has more than 25 years’ experience facilitating the creativity of scientists, engineers, business leaders, and professionals to deliver bold solutions that are scalable and sustainable through his firm, Creative License™ Consulting Services. Steven holds a Ph.D. in adult learning and organizational creativity from UCLA, works for biopharma pioneer Genentech and is the author of over 100 workplace learning programs. Find him at

Published content

Creativity is the work, invention is just one outcome: How to spark creativity in any kind of work


In the new world of work, we need to infuse all of our work—every day—with creative potential.

16 smarter ways to balance your leadership responsibilities at work

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Here's how to improve your productivity and decision-making skills in 2024. Leading a successful corporation in the business sector or a nonprofit that is making an incredible impact on the local and greater community it serves sounds impressive and rewarding; however, it takes plenty of tenacity to maintain industry relevance and a different mindset to make smart business decisions. As the marketplace continues to transform itself in the new normal, managers may be feeling overwhelmed and burned out by all of the tasks piled on their plates to keep up with the changing consumer demands in an uncertain economic climate. To prevent them from high-stress levels, feelings of anxiousness, or seconding-guessing themselves when it comes to decision making, 16 experts from Fast Company Executive Board each offer one tip that could help company leaders get the support they need, which will change the course of their organization for the better.

16 tips to future-proof your business during a tough economy

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Balance your core ‘bread and butter’ with diverse revenue options. When a business is faced with economic uncertainty in a competitive environment, it may be tough to gauge whether the right decisions are being made to ensure a stable future for the company and its team. The importance of leaning into what you know and are already successful at may seem like the obvious choice of action, but it's also important to recognize a good opportunity to bring in additional revenue when you see one. This may be the key to helping elevate your core business and continue to keep your brand at the forefront of the industry and top of mind for current and potential customers. Here, 16 experts from Fast Company Executive Board each share one strategy that can help company leaders future-proof their business in an unstable marketplace.

Company details

Creative License (TM) Consulting Services

Company bio

Together with partners from across industries and domains of expertise, Creative License(TM) Consulting offers high-impact consulting and solutions for executive and leadership team development, organizational and employee effectiveness, and innovation culture transformation. Based on 25+ years of experience as a practitioner and consultant, Steven and his partners: - Design business/enterprise innovation strategies - Accelerate innovation projects/initiatives, and deliver custom programs that ensure breakthrough results - Strengthen team performance - Scope, plan, and implement culture transformation initiatives


Corporate leadership

Area of focus

Innovation Management
Management Consulting

Company size

Myself only