Hydrogeologists do play!

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!”

How to use play to (really) improve your speaking game.

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.”