We all have our stories and experiences. Those stories and experiences shape who we are, what we do, and how we live our lives. I wanted to share a couple of stories with you, to let you know that I understand our lives are a journey. That journey may cause us to veer from everything we know as true – to become a new truth.
That’s part of life. It’s how we deal with these shifts in our journey that makes or breaks us. Improvisation literally helped me to create something from disaster and heartache. When we say we use play, yes we use play, but in a meaningful and impactful way to help teams come together, shape better leaders, and provide tools for professionals to become more versatile and open to opportunity.
From Disaster to DBA
“RUUUUUN!” The word echoed against the empty sea, as boats smashed into a million pieces. Silence replaced by a cacophony of terror. I took off chased by an unseen monster. As I ran inland from the beach, people ran toward me, some covered with blood, but all covered with fear…[read more]
How Applying Improvisation on the Camino Became a Healing Journey
As I set out on a journey to explore connecting a personal experience of applied improv in the wider world, I felt it to be an integral part of my grieving the death of my mom. I chose to steep myself deeply in the process of applied improvisation in all my interactions. So began my 160 mile walk on the Camino, from Porto, Portugal to Santiago de Compostela, Spain…[read more]