april, 2020

17apr12:00 pm1:00 pmThe applied improvisation mindset: thriving in uncertainty (and seeing the fun side)Adam Lawrence and Renatus Hoogenraad12:00 pm - 1:00 pm New York Time Join the live class on Zoom!

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Improvisation – whether on the theater stage, in jazz music, on the sports field or elsewhere – works by embracing the unexpected and collaborating to develop value. The mindsets of improvisation, often embodied in simple activities, are hugely valuable in our professional and private lives as well. In this session, we will introduce some of those mindsets and talk about how they are used in organisational development, training, therapy, conflict resolution, and design.

Live stream only! Join us, 9 AM San Francisco / 12PM New York / 17:00 London / 18:00 Berlin

Renatus Hoogenraad has performed around the world as an improviser, and directed theater productions throughout Europe. Today, he works with executives, human resources and trainers at global companies developing communication skills and shaping team effectiveness. Renatus is fluent in English, French and Dutch and studied Business Administration and Arts. He’s spent over 20 years leading and coaching, drawing on organizational, improvisational and positive psychology perspectives.

Adam Lawrence connects the worlds of business and showbusiness. For years he has worked in large organisations, using his experience of theater, film and storytelling to help people work together better – running great projects, developing amazing workshops, and creating value for their users, customers and colleagues. ​ Adam is fluent in English and German. He is co-founder of WorkPlayExperience, co-initiator of the Global Service Jam, Adjunct Professor of Service Design Thinking at IE Business School, and co-author of This is Service Design Doing.


(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm New York Time

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