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Challenging Assumptions & Shifting Mindsets: A Workshop on Cultural Competency

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Najja A. Bouldin
Phoenix Innovation Group, Founder & Principal

Najja A. Bouldin is the Founder & Principal at Phoenix Innovation  Group, LLC, Buffalo, New York, where he serves customers and community with Innovation Coaching, Leadership & Entrepreneurial Development, as well as Community Engagement. Najja is said to have those affection skills you just canʼt teach. Folks will notice right away that Najja is a people person who listens intently and enjoys engaging with them. He is a consultant driven by curiosity and the belief in the capacity of every person to achieve their fullest potential. Workshop participants appreciate how he tunes into their experience, while his colleagues and collaborators admire that his mind and his heart are always open in equal measure.

Najja has earned a B.A. in Psychology from University at  Buffalo and a Master of Science in Creativity and Change  Leadership from the State University of New York, Buffalo   State, where he is now an Adjunct Lecturer. He is also a decorated disabled veteran of the United States Air Force, where he honorably served in Operation Enduring Freedom. In addition to working with scientists around the world, Najja works with   Buffaloʼs local youth. He has an uncanny ability to get moody teenagers to care about creativity and entrepreneurship. Najja is a fan of science, a cheerleader for ideas and an empowering coach. His talents are equaled only by his stylish hair and amazing collection of fashionable sweaters. Najja greets us from the lower East Side of Buffalo, New York. His greatest inspiration for integrity, service and enterprising excellence is being a father to his marvelous son, and steward of culture.

We have mixed Creative Problem Solving, innovative thinking and Applied Imagination into a mental workout that shifts paradigms and leaves participants free to navigate success strategies they are charged to create to allow greater success for all within their business and the community.