Do you struggle with these questions?

How do we encourage intrapreneurship?

How might we increase employee engagement?

How do we meet the Millennial thirst for professional development and their desire to give back?

How might we increase creativity, collaboration and resilience in our workplace?

We hear these questions from organizations all the time.

That's why we created the Social Innovation and Intrapreneurship (SII) Challenge.

The SII Challenge Is...

The SII Challenge is an employee development and engagement program that challenges participants to develop their creativity and creative problem solving skills, and experiment with being a social innovator or intrapreneur. Participants are engaged in the SII Challenge a few hours per week over the course of four months.

Supported by experiential training and mentorship from NeOlé, employees apply their new creative problem solving, collaboration and intrapreneurial skills to ideate, prototype, experiment and implement an innovation that has a positive impact on either their team, family or community.

The 4 Stages of the SII Challenge


Brainstorming and collaboration.


Skill building.


Concrete experimentation.


Evaluation and celebration.

The SII Challenge is designed for organizations that want to:

Create a culture of innovation

Encourage intrapreneurship

Build purposeful employee engagement

Step up their social responsibility

“While it’s true that every company needs an entrepreneur to get it under way, healthy growth requires a smattering of intrapreneurs who drive new projects and explore new and unexpected directions for business development.”

– Sir Richard Branson

Are you planning an important meeting or event?
Do you want to engage people in creative and critical thinking?
Are you looking for training or team development?
Would you like to turn your expertise into an online course?
Do you have any questions about what we can do for you?
Just want to say “Hello”?


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Toronto, ON


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Sol Santos-Pyne Chief Innovator and Prototype Evaluator. He is always ready to help design, paint, cut and install. Sol will show you what’s possible and will also try the impossible. He is the bravest monkey of all.

Ayla Larzabal Zavitz Artist-in-Residence and Director of the Safety Patrol. She makes sure that everyone is following the rules and having fun at the same time. She is the time-keeper and turn-taking monitor. She helps paint the wood for the monkey bars and will give you great advice on the best accessories.

Beto Santos-Pyne Video Producer and Editor as well as a Reliable Helper during heavy installations. When he is not building intricate systems in Minecraft he is the top ranking swinger on the monkey bars. 

Mateo Larzabal Zavitz is our Media Relations Expert and Installation Helper. Mateo knows what’s cool and what’s not cool. He helps us maintain a realistic outlook on the world and stay up to date on the latest movies and video games.

Matias Larzabal Designer and Lead Installer. Matias has more than 20 years of experience working in construction, 14 years of experience as a dad, 11 years of experience as an uncle, 10 years as a helpful Canadian neighbour and handy-man, and a lifetime of experience as a monkey. Matias is also an artist with a unique upbringing. You can learn more about him and his art on his gallery.

Ginny Santos Monkey Supervisor, Visionary and Managing Director. Ginny is a nutrition coach and entrepreneur who is always looking for ways of involving children in creative thinking and problem solving. You can learn more about Ginny’s other work on NeOle Coaching.

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