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Courses that make a difference
Time spent in training and development is too valuable to waste. You should be getting great design, up-to-the-minute content, and methods that suit all your learners. Our courses are participative, practical and life-changing.
Designing & facilitating events
Great meetings, workshops or conferences rarely happen by accident. We’ll help you design a session that will deliver the outcomes you want. And if you need a credible, witty and experienced host, we can provide that too.
Keynotes & workshops
If you want your conference or meeting to get participants excited and engaged, allow us to present. Your audience will learn inspiring and practical take-aways to build on their strengths as leaders and valuable team-players.
The Inspirational Facilitator shows you how to design and host meetings, workshops and conferences that rock – and keep your audience coming back for more. This practical programme will offer you all the tips and techniques you need to be a more confident and creative facilitator, both face-to-face and online. You’ll master your design and hosting skills, while participating in an exclusive collaborative network. You’ll gain a competitive edge that keeps you in demand for the fulfilling work you want.
Bringing out the best in you and your teams
If you want to:
- Raise the quality and impact of communication skills in your organisation
- Develop leaders who articulate and share a compelling, strategic vision
- Enhance the performance of teams and individuals
- Sustain improvements throughout your organisation
We’ll help you to:
- Increase your confidence and creativity
- Expand your business by clearly communicating your vision
- Learn to take risks and how to react to setbacks
- Benefit from our experience in getting results in world-class organisations
- We use flipped learning and applied improvisation in high-value, collaborative projects that will bring out the best in you and your teams
Meet Paul Z Jackson, introducing improvisation skills into organisations
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What are we thinking – blog posts
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…
One of my colleagues was preparing to facilitate a corporate event for 200 or so people in a conference room, and she was worried. She wanted to lead them through a physical activity in random pairs, in which the partners would alternate a count to 3. It’s a classic improvisational warm-up activity designed to generate connection…
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