Comprehensive training in creative directorship as you build your VISIONARY BRAND.
In the Syndicate, you will learn the skills, systems, habits, and mindset shifts you need to steward your vision in the most powerful way possible. It's designed to help you be the confident visionary who is unafraid to stand up and be known - with artistry and imagination that extends into every detail of the culture you are creating with your brand, in every place where it interacts with the world.
The results? Delivering your message and your vision in a way that LANDS POWERFULLY with the exact people you are here to serve. So you can spread ideas and tools that matter, in the services of your bank account, your communities, and the more just and imaginative world you are helping to bring into being with your work.
HOW IT WORKS:
The visionary brandbuilding TRAINING
A series of 14 video trainings bringing you step-by-step through the visionary brandbuilding framework, which also serves as a training program for creative directorship. Each unit contains assignments that both allow you to learn long-term skills, AND implement what you are learning in your marketing and branding today.
“I’ve bought a lot of courses with varied success. How do these trainings differ from other training programs out there?”
There are several crucial differences!
Rather than bringing you through a one-size-fits-all course with the same pace and deadlines for all students, I recognize that as a learner, you have your own original business, pace of learning, life circumstances; and your own unique set of skills, gaps and needs. I am delivering all of the lessons at once so you can go through them at a custom pace.
And because I am teaching you design thinking to apply to your brand and business (and life), I recognize that the process is not linear. You will follow some of it in a linear fashion, and jump around to the parts you need when you need them - again, custom learning.
but won’t that feel lonely? How will I make sure I’m moving forward? I have designed the syndicate to scaffold your learning process with ample support, inspiration, and butt-kicking; in fact, these features are the bulk of the value you will find here in the Syndicate. Read on!
the resource LIBRARY
As the founder and head teacher of the Visionary Syndicate, I’ll be listening for and witnessing your struggles, questions, knowledge gaps, and wants. As those become apparent, I will create videos and tutorials in our resource library - and invite others to do the same when inspired. The tutorial library will grow over time in response to your needs.
Additionally, the resource library will include a stack of videos of guided creative processes - so when you need help out of a writing rut, or need to generate a bunch of quick photos for Instagram, or just reconnect to your creativity after a lag - you can follow along, and by the end of the video you’ll have a bunch of new material to work with.
Oh: and, I will be including the lessons and prompts from all previous branding classes I have taught,, in the resource library. Why not? Its ALL about Visionary Brandbuilding, so I want you to have it.
weekly drop-in coaching calls + live classes
As a Syndicate member, you unlock access to group coaching calls with Bureau of Tactical Imagination founder Amy Walsh as you make your way through the videos and units. So while you learn at your own pace, you have an incentive to move forward, and get even more support.
In the group coaching calls, you get my eyes on YOUR work, and I’ll help you clarify what you are working on, break through creative blocks, and provide honest and expert feedback on your work.
the visionary syndicate HQ
As a Syndicate member you get a year of access to the Visionary Syndicate membership space. Some types of creativity demand solitude, but many parts of the branding process die in isolation. Here you will find support, feedback, and discussion from fellow brilliant Syndicate members, and additional feedback from Tactical Imagination agents. As new resources, worksheets, etc are created by Syndicate Headquarters, they will be posted there. To support your deep work processes and to discourage the distractions of social media, we will meet away from Facebook.
Full program starts October 7
To be paid in 1, 2 or 3 installments.
The Visionary Syndicate Founding Membership
Founding members get all of the above, starting on October 7. AND:
You’ll get optional, drop-in access to - and personal attention in - all my live (but private) teachings of training videos in the weeks leading up to the unveiling. There will be 3 opportunities to do this throughout the month of September.
1:1 coaching with me: In our first 1:1 session at the beginning of the summer we will determine your goals, look at where you are in the branding process, and think about where I can be most useful to you over the summer.
A head start: you get to start working on Unit 1 (including introductory trainings, this is 6 lessons) now - and get a head start on the program which starts in October. Deep dive time!
In short - for the same price as regular Syndicate members, you get an extra month of insider access to me, as I custom-design trainings for the founding members. You get to pick and choose from a menu of trainings - and any you can’t make, you can join in during the fall with everyone else!
How to become a founding member:
REGISTER HERE (You can pay in one lump of $1800, or 2 installments of $925, or 3 installments of $625)
Receive your invitation to the Headquarters and get started when you like!