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 workshop to help social entrepreneurs in WA’s midwest build healthier businesses.
Speaking to non-technical people about complex topics is not always easy. Thirteen hydrogeologists from the Department of Water set themselves the tough challenge of telling the rest of the organisation about their work at a two-day inhouse conference. Their goal: to prepare presentations that were engaging and meaningful for the non-technical people in the department.Continue reading “Hydrogeologists do play!”
As a speaker coach, facilitator and former engineer, I am informed by an unlikely source: clown school. I trained circus full time in Sheffield, England, and nothing taught me more about connecting with people than the physicality of clown training. Here is some of what I learned about how we can use games to improveContinue reading “How to use play to (really) improve your speaking game.”