Month: August 2015

Working live and the creative process

Delegates and clients often ask us about how we develop our drama-based training programmes.  We use an approach to developing our scripts which is not dissimilar to the nature of digital texts; that is to say that they have multiple authors and are highly collaborative.  Like the digital medium they are also volatile as the audience make…



Learning can be fun!

Humour is an important weapon in the arsenal of many L&D practitioners as it is an effective way to engage people, make a vital point which learners need to retain, lessen tension and anxiety and allow people to relax, enabling them to focus. Drama-based learning and video are ideal mediums for humour and emotional engagement and whilst it is…



Designing a virtual world for learning

If you could choose an ideal space in which to have learning conversations, what would it look like? Would it look like a corporate training room, a conference centre in a city or perhaps a hotel in beautiful countryside?  Or would you allow yourself to be a little more creative, and a lot less expensive?…



Presence

Presence is a frequent topic of discussion in personal development work, and it is easy to see what a difference it makes when we are fully ‘present’ in our work.  Speaker and coach, Nigel Risner, often uses the phrase “if you are in the room, be in the room” as a reminder to audiences to stay…