I’m interested in learning more about LightSwitch workshops; how do I proceed?
Public speaking and acting make me and/or some of my team pretty uncomfortable; how do you address participants who don’t have any performance experience or don’t enjoy those arts?
I understand that public performance is not for everyone. My first priority in every workshop is to create a safe and supportive environment where all participants are comfortable and engaged, whether they like being in the middle of things or prefer to see things unfold from the sidelines.
Why use applied improv?
Improv is not primarily about being funny or putting on a show; it’s about listening, accepting, being authentic, and making other people look good - skills which are applicable and transferable to teams and organizations.
When I first trained in improv for performance, I discovered that people were using the fundamentals of improv in the corporate world through applied improvisation (applied improv) and quickly understood the benefits. Applied improv takes the tools of improv and adapts them for a non-performance setting that includes a much wider variety of comfort levels.
What size groups does LightSwitch typically work with?
The average size for workshops is teams of 10–20 people.
I’m looking for a facilitator for a company-wide meeting. Do you work with larger groups?
Absolutely! I have worked with groups of 150+ in customized sessions that take the same applied improv approach to problem solving and adjust it to the number of participants involved. Reach out to learn more about how I facilitate company-wide meetings, retreats, conferences, symposiums, and more.
What are some examples of the different types of problems you’ve addressed through workshops?
As each workshop is tailored to meet the specific needs of the client, I’ve addressed a wild variety of things including:
- connecting staff
- being more creative
- improving communication and leadership
- building a positive team culture
- leaving egos at the door
- communicating with the public
- presenting and speaking publicly more effectively
- developing critical thinking skills
LightSwitch Consulting aims to help the culture of your team shift from negative to positive, from scared to engaged, and from being wary of others to making others look good.
"Phil delivered some of the most fun team-building exercises I’ve ever experienced. We developed deeper personal and business relationships with far reaching affects beyond the laughs we shared. Absolutely loved it!"
Drayden Power — Engineer-in-Training, FortisBC
Contact LightSwitch Consulting for a complimentary, no-obligation, 30-minute meeting to explore the challenges your team is facing. Phil will consider solutions with you, ranging from team building and leadership exercises to games encouraging communication, collaboration, and connection through creativity and the power of play.