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You don’t create psychological safety simply by stating, ‘This is a safe space’. An announcement may indicate your intent, but it’s of minimal value unless supported by solid behaviour. Here are two actions that will go a long way towards substantiating your claim..
Thousands of people have testified to long-term, beneficial consequences of experiencing improvisation in a workshop or training programme. Read on to find out more..
We often notice improvisation when what we expect to happen doesn’t happen. And that’s the beauty of it! It’s not all planned out and predictable. It’s the improvisation that provides the additional value…
It’s fascinating to explore trends, and in my Inspirational Facilitator course last week we discussed ‘What’s going on now for facilitators?’
A key characteristic of the Third Wave of improvisation is one where everyone succeeds to some extent. Your creative writing style can be divided into one of three types: journalist, poet or diarist. Which one are you?
Delighted to announce the waiting list for our popular Inspirational Facilitator online course is now open!
‘What about fun?’, I hear you ask.
Does fun matter in the serious context of work? And is fun really at the heart of Applied Improvisation?
Ever wondered if you can assess the extent to which a facilitator has improvisation skills, by observing their interactions during an activity?
In a previous post I described an improvisation activity for speakers and story-tellers which determines the outcome: The better the player improvises, the better the resulting story.
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..
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