In amongst the overwhelm, deadlines and rushing into tomorrow

we can reduce our efficiences and productivity

we can compromise our health and well being

we can push headlong without question … and end up working on the wrong issue


Coming into the present is reconnecting with the following fundamental qualities that help to create value

our innate creativity and ability to generate opportunity

our need for rich and deep connections

being of service to others as well as ourselves



Embrace the value of a creative culture

Successful teams thrive in a business culture that embraces the value of initiative and creativity, of  diversity, and that maintains an adaptive and solutions oriented attitude.

Enrich and deepen connections

Rich connections between individuals, evoking a sense of belonging and inclusiveness, built on trust and not afraid of tough conversations.

Committed to being of service

People motivated by purpose, meaning and the desire to want to deliver value and a positive experience for others.

John's collaborative approach is a valuable part of the workshop planning process and his outstanding skills as a facilitator ensure that desired outcomes are consistently achieved.Katrina Jones - Australian National Maritime Museum
John is an excellent facilitator and has the amazing ability to get a group thinking along new lines and feeling enthusiastic about doing so in as little as ten minutes. His creative thinking workshops will energize and enhance the effectiveness of boards and executive teams. His conference presentations are unique and valuable.Julie Garland McLellan - Professional Non-Executive Director - Practical Board Advisor
The feedback we received was that they loved the knowledge, passion and commitment of the trainer. A sceptical participant said “it was better than I thought it would be and John was great”!Carole Betts - NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

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Getting in touch

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John Pastorelli

+61 (0) 422 314 3148

+ 61 (2) 9559 5154

PO Box 104
Hurlstone Park
NSW 2193

 The Creative Thinking Sandpit

John’s really nailed the pathway to effective teams in this book by marrying team building, problem solving and creative thinking techniques with the human elements that come into play with any change process. Rarely have I found so much value-add and essential reading in the one place! – Phil Preston, Shared Value Expert.

The most important activity for any team is creating and executing projects that matter. This book provides a powerful framework where teams can come together and create such projects. Peter Cook, cofounder of Thought Leaders Business School

My latest book provides the strategies and techniques to empower teams needing to solve problems, create opportunities and improve collaboration.

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