What does it mean to step into another persons shoes and to try and see things from their point of view? How can we make that person who is keeping you from accomplishing your goals into a human again? How can we develop a stronger sense of empathy?
Take your Agile team to the next level.
Great! So your company has gone Agile, you have read the manual, taken a class and now it is time to implement. But how? Meridith is a rock star at engaging individuals in a new way of communicating through combining the performing arts and improvisation with the scrum cycle.
This interactive workshop will give you and your team tools to help with group dynamics, trust, adaptability, creativity, ideation, common purpose, and overall improvement in the Agile process. We like to call it, putting on your SCRUM F.A.C.E.! Curious, you should be.
You’ll also leave with a few tools to help improve your next standup!
“I have a passion for people and a passion for helping the people in my life laugh more and to communicate better. So, I have dedicated myself to doing just that through my business, Red Ball Speaks! People often ask me, “why Red Ball Speaks.” Red Ball was a game I learned back during my improv days in Chicago. When I would warm-up with my team at a rehearsal or before I hopped on stage. So, when I was thinking about what to name my business, I chose Red Ball for its lineage and because I loved the idea of a Red Ball as a metaphor. A red ball stands out and this is what I want for my clients— to stand out. Whether that be in a presentation or on a team project, I want my clients to succeed!”
So, you have a presentation or a public speaking engagement and you’re looking for some tips. Well, you came to the right place. Here are 5 tips that will help you get started when thinking about your performance. Because that’s what it is, right? You’re performing, not just talking:
In 2001 I moved to Chicago, IL to study improvisation at iO, formerly known as Improv Olympic, before they received a cease and desist letter from the Olympic committee in 2005–I guess whiskey drinking and chain smoking improvisers are easily mistaken for olympic athletes?
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