Van is the founder of worksmart, a training company that helps organizations cultivate creativity at every level of the organization to drive performance and build a creative and innovative culture. Her group is rooted in the understanding that we are all creative, and that good ideas have the best chance of becoming great ideas through collaboration. Her training workshops and retreats spark and sustain a creative mindset through interactive exercises and creative projects using LEGO® Serious Play®, creative problem solving, and art projects.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS