PART 2 – Interactive webinar series: adaptable mindset for professionals

ATTENTION! This webinar has been cancelled.
The past year has been rife with uncertainty, whilst society has been shaken to its core in light of the pandemic. Our partners are dealing with these now, using the full power of the adaptable mindset to innovate and push their organisations further when it is most needed. In light of recent developments, the webinar has been cancelled.

Wondering what to do next?
You can follow the Adaptable Mindset online course. You will learn to nurture the necessary skills and be guided through the essential tools and methods to build and maintain an adaptable mindset.


Learn how to create the right environment for your team and increase your collaborative innovation power.

In three webinars we explore how to empower people, build teams, and organizations which are adaptable by nature. Based both on science and practical experience, within corporates like Heineken, Liberty Global, eBay and a few startups, we found out what works and what doesn’t.

This session is for heads of digital, heads of innovation and L&D, who want to empower their employees, build successful innovations, and create organizational change.

Challenges and take-aways

Your challenges

In your team do you experience:

  • People shooting down ideas before they are given a chance?
  • Team members who have difficulty maintaining balance during stress and uncertainty?
  • People losing energy?


  • How to empower your team and create a supportive team structure
  • How to help people break free from old patterns
  • Practical tools for faster prototyping and validation
  • New wave of tools made for the remote world
  • How to reclaim time and energy

What can you expect

Part 2: Create the right environment for the team

“If the social environment is safe and supportive, the genes that encode dopamine receptors are turned on. With more receptors, the sense of intrinsic reward form discovery and curiosity is greater.” American Journal of psychiatry. A New Intellectual Framework for Psychiatry.

There is so much potential in making teams more innovative by creating the right environment for them to flourish. Empower your team with new techniques based on the latest neuroscience and practical tools, optimized for a remotely connected world.

In this part we will learn how to empower the team:

  • How to select your team members
  • How to cultivate the right environment for innovation, and how to create psychological safety
  • How stress decreases cognitive flexibility and the latest tools and processes to keep your sanity in a remote world
  • How to maintain energy, have fun, and keep an open mind

In addition we will interview Celine van Erp Sr. product owner at Ebay about setting up a team for innovation, and her learnings.

We’ll share best-practices from many different innovation teams such as Heineken, Vodafone, Ebay and some startups to give you an honest and actionable way forward.


15:30 | Welcome and Introduction
15:40 | Setting the Stage
16:00 |Interview with Celine van Erp, Sr. Product Owner eBay
16:15 | Break-outs
16:35 | Plenary Session
16:50 | Wrap-up
17:00 | End

More information and registration

This event is organised in collaboration with Cumulus Park. For more information or to apply for a spot in the webinar, please visit the website of Cumulus Park.

Cumulus Park Studio is a multi-industry, multidisciplinary community of thinkers and doers, from universities, companies, entrepreneurs, startups, students, researchers, government and the local community, in the new innovation district of Amsterdam-Zuidoost.

Want to work on your mindset right now? Together with Robert Overweg we developed an online programme.