Being in your element

Posted by  GeoffBrown —May 10, 2010
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I received a fantastic email from a friend this morning about an experience he had in the surf at Bells Beach this morning. Having a wonky right knee, and on the wat to Lorne to see the Physio, I spotted these sets coming in at Cathedral Rock. Thought I’d share the video and the email with the world … Oooh I’m still frothing from this morning surfed Bells & got some absolute smokers. The endorphins are juiced & it’ll be a hard day to keep still after the waves I scored this morning. Euphoria peaked when there were 3 of …

 
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Using Improv to ‘Save The World’

If you want to hear 3 people talking about how Applied Improv can ‘save the world’ … then head over here to my podcasting blog Winkipod! The names, the voices, stories and laughter from these 2 wonderful people will be revealed at Winkipod … Winkipod-cast link – Using Improv to Save The World Cheers, Geoff

 
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Rapid Reflections on Facilitation

Posted by  GeoffBrown —April 30, 2010
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Somehow, April went from being a quiet month to a very busy month and full of juicy conversations and workshops. 4 of the past 5 workshops I have facilitated have been with groups of less than 10 people, which is quite a small number. In some ways, these small groups are different to larger groups … and in some ways they are exactly the same. Smaller groups used to make me really nervous – not sure why, maybe it’s the intensity and fact that the group-energy is more challenging to work with? Maybe participants find it harder too because there …

 
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Posted by  GeoffBrown —April 30, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, Humor & Fun, Vizual Thinking

I am a big fan of Hugh McLeod’s work over at Gaping Void. Today’s ‘daily cartoon’ sums up much of what I and others have been blogging about recently. And Hugh’s words that accompany this cartoon … “Success for me was a log time coming. It probably took three times as long than it should have, maybe. “Better late than never” and all that… That “the world would ALWAYS conspire to make me something less than I am”, was something I learned very early, the hard way. Fort the longest time, I was quite angry and bitter about that. I …

 
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Photos from Iceland

Posted by  GeoffBrown —April 20, 2010
Filed in Creative Stuff, Just observations

We have all heard the story … we all know of someone who is stranded somewhere. Here are some incredible pictures of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano from The Big Picture.

 
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