Experiential workshops are fabulous

The other week I pinch-hit for a friend of mine, facilitating a workshop of her repertoire which teaches participants a whole bunch of energizers, icebreakers and games. The workshop is experiential – we don’t just talk about the activities, we do them! It...

Safety in learning spaces

Recently I went to a presentation which had me feeling unsafe. The presenter asked us to write a personal statement (about our business niche) on an index card and place it in a basket at the front of the room after we came back from a break. He didn’t tell us...

What’s your “big idea”?

I’ve been reading a lot about human-centred design these days and one of the “mindsets” of HCD is to have creative confidence. To help achieve this, experts advise that we should venture out of our comfort zone, including learning about and immersing...