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Lynne Levesque is an acknowledged thought leader in the areas of creativity, innovation and leadership in business. She has extensively researched and written about these topics, with a particular focus on the role that cognitive processes play in defining a leader's creative and strategic results and contributions. Since receiving a doctorate for her studies of creativity among top business leaders, Lynne has authored Breakthrough Creativity: Achieving Top Performance Using the Eight Creative Talents (Davies Black, 2001) and the "Breakthrough Creativity Profile" (HRDQ, 2003).
Lynne brings over 30 years of experience in business and education to her consulting, coaching, and research practice. She spent 16 years in management, first with Bank of America in San Francisco, CA,and then with Shawmut Bank (now Bank of America) in Hartford, CT. Her areas of responsibility have included strategic planning, information technology management, organizational development, and training.
Now, combining her business experience with several years of research in leadership, change management and new business creation at Harvard Business School, Lynne works with a variety of for profile and not-for-profit clients to help them become more creative, strategic, and productive. Her services include individual and organizational coaching, consulting, and training workshops in the areas of creative and strategic thinking, planning, and execution, leadership development, and innovation.
Lynne has also co-authored several articles and Harvard Business School cases on these topics, including "Meeting the Challenge of Corporate Entrepreneurship" (Harvard Business Review, October, 2006) and "The Art of Making Change Initiatives Stick" (Sloan Management Review, Summer, 2005).