I was invited to work with engineering lecturers at Challenger Institute of Technology to help them deliver more creative, industry-relevant classes, and to enhance the way they communicate with students. The positive changes they implemented as a result were inspiring for all educators.
A handstand to open an engineering conference presentation received a round of applause as engineers learnt about their work through play.
Every played at improvisation? These are the exercises actors use to be able to create whole performances from scratch on the spot.Improvisation in companies takes those exercises and applies them to building skills which help improve business performance.On the surface, it looks like a facilitator having you running around and playing games to stimulate your creativity andContinue reading “Engineers v. entrepreneurs: the great impro-off”
November, 2001: Awarded engineering degree October 5, 2009: Audition for circus school. October 14, 2009: Officially accept an offer to study full time for three months at Greentop Circus in Sheffield. April 2010: Perform corde lisse (rope trapeze), clown and acrobalance in a pink boa in an old church in the north of England. 2011-2015:Continue reading “A brief history of time: engineer runs away to the circus”