Through the eyes of a clown: the art of facilitation

A Perth version of Clowning for Facilitators will be running on January 12.  For a word that wasn’t in use not so many years ago, facilitator gets bandied around a bit.  In this workshop we use the art of Clown to get you, the facilitator or communicator, connected with the intangible part of your work.Continue reading “Through the eyes of a clown: the art of facilitation”

Engineers v. entrepreneurs: the great impro-off

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”

Engineering + circus training = ?? The equation of play.

When I was 8 I talked of running away to join the circus.  By 15 I was far too serious to consider anything so frivolous, and enrolled in an engineering degree as a close alternative. A decade after graduating, and following roles in organisational development, strategy, change, sustainability and even social enterprise, I found myselfContinue reading “Engineering + circus training = ?? The equation of play.”