Posts Tagged ‘viv mcwaters’


Improv when Parenting

Posted by  admin —May 8, 2009
Filed in Being Present, Just observations, Yes!And Improv

Wow! Improv has become such a source of inspiration for me of late. If you ask yourself “Improv … what is he on about?” … then read this great summary from Viv McWaters (who I must thank for all of her advise and wisdom over the past 8 years!). Viv has designed these great Improv Gift cards and I was lucky enough to receive her very first set. Recently I spoke over Skype with Viv and Robert Poynton where we discussed our work and how Improv was a core part of what we do. Viv went a step further and …

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We’re SlideShare Rockstars!!!!!

Posted by  admin —April 6, 2009
Filed in Creative Stuff, How Stuff Spreads & Changes, Vizual Thinking

Last week, the crew at Slideshare noticed that my online slideshows were being ‘noticed’ by more and more people. So they sent me this email titled “You’re a SlideShare Rockstar” … “Hi GeoffBrown3231, We’ve noticed that your slideshow on SlideShare has been getting a LOT of views in the last 24 hours. Great job … you must be doing something right. πŸ˜‰ Why don’t you tweet or blog this? Use the hashtag #bestofslideshare so we can track the conversation. Congratulations – SlideShare Team” Well! With my ego well and truely ‘tickled’, I then noticed that heaps of people were ‘favourite-ing’ …

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What I’ve Noticed on other Blogs

Posted by  admin —April 6, 2009
Filed in Uncategorized

Here’s some stuff that caught me eye and kept me reading on other blogs … we20 on the SurfCoast Viv McWaters reports and reflects on a we20 gathering on Victoria’s surfcoast “With the news of the G20 meeting in London ringing in our ears, 15 of us met on Friday 3 April to have our own we20 meeting. We firstly explored our challenges and decided upon utilising this crisis to stimulate change in the world for better – particularly in relation to consumerism and new models of economy as our focus.” Heather Davis writes about the same we20 event here …

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Why facilitation is necessary after a disaster

Posted by  admin —March 1, 2009
Filed in Facilitation, Podcasts that Rock!, Sustainability

Created at Wordle.net Viv McWaters and I chatted with Gil Brenson-Lazan about the role of facilitators in disaster recovery. Gil has 35 years experience in this area and a background in social psychology. He is a co-founder of the Global Facilitators Service Corps (GFSC). You can download the podcast over here at Winkipod. Gil Brenson-Lazan Cheers Geoff

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Training – Insanely Great Slidehshow Presentations

Posted by  admin —January 8, 2009
Filed in Facilitation, Vizual Thinking

This one-day training will equip you to create Insanely Great Slideshow Presentations. As a facilitator of workshops, I see more presentations than most – and many can be easily improved. After all, it’s all about communicating your message to the audience. This training is hands-on and uses your own real-life example – a slideshow that you have prepared already or one you have to give soon. We will help you unearth your core messages and prepare slides that support those messages. Delivered by Viv McWaters and Geoff Brown, experienced facilitators and presenters, you will learn about the effect on the …

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