Many facilitators find it helpful to think in terms of Structures and their concomitant Freedoms, especially when they are designing and running activities that aim to engage their participants at appropriate levels of safety, risk and challenge.
If you’d like to explore improvising your organisation’s recipes for success, do please get in touch!
A recent post on the Applied Improvisation Network’s Facebook page asked for fun ways to determine who goes first in an activity.
The consensus was to aim for the sweet spot of innocuous enough not to cause offense, yet interesting enough to prompt a quick get-to-know-you..
Building enthusiasm and skills are vital components of any role. Our training provided to Sellafield employees was no exception if they were going to be able to better interact with visitors and provide an improved experience overall. Afterall, it seemed there was little else to do to pass the time on a rainy day in Cumbria…
Many of us have fresh experiences of working from home. While #WFH will remain a trendy hashtag for a long time yet, some of us will be making the journey back to shared offices. Wouldn’t it be great if we could merge the best elements from our domestic professional arrangements with the most valuable aspects of being face-to-face?
When we are not face-to-face with each other in real rooms, we can lose people’s attention very easily.
Participants drift away mentally and who knows what happens when the camera is turned off? There are some really simple ways to engage and sustain people’s attention on a topic…