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Comment by William Hall on August 15, 2011 at 7:50am
London!  Ah.  My Carla and I will be in town August 27 through 29th.  Perhaps a casual get together?  Paul?  Belina?  Johnie?
Comment by Belina Raffy on August 28, 2011 at 9:06am
Sooo delightful to meet up with William Hall, Paul Z, Joe, Alice and Lucy in Regents Park!  William taught us a great extension of Thiagi's 35 with envelopes, we co-created a story using a seated version of 'what comes next? and no/pe' and we learned a snap game.  The last two were great at tuning us in to taking care of our partners.  Fantastic day!
Comment by William Hall on August 28, 2011 at 11:22am
Belina and Paul Z were delightful......and Joe, Alice and Lucy were great company.  We even tried a bit of Applied Improv on them....with some success....or maybe they just let us believe we had success. Either way it was delightful - pizza - rain - and applied improv!  Perfect.  We laughed and laughed ....I could do that every week.  Thank you London!!!!!
Comment by Megha Wadhawan on August 29, 2011 at 2:43am
Sounds lovely! Unfortunately I missed it. Could we have it again sometime? :)
Comment by Belina Raffy on September 8, 2011 at 6:14am
Thanks Paul for your GREAT session on Games that Solve Problems.  Here's a great link to Jane McGonigal on productivity, positive psychology, what it takes to flourish, and how games can help us through extremely difficult times.

Jane McGonigal - On Productivity from The School of Life on Vimeo.


Comment by Mark on September 11, 2011 at 11:26am

Yes, thanks very much for a great event, Paul - both thought provoking and fun!

Thanks for the link Berlina, that's a very interesting talk - the most valuable idea I took out of the cauldron of knowledge(!) from it was the PERMA acronym - Positive Emotions, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishments. A very good way of looking at productivity!

 

Here's another great talk by Jane McGonigal - http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_wo...

and one by on Gamification by Jesse Schell (although his vision of a gameified future is a little scary!): http://www.ted.com/talks/jesse_schell_when_games_invade_real_life.html

Comment by Belina Raffy on September 14, 2011 at 1:34pm
Great post Mark - great videos.  But who's 'Berlina'? ; )
Comment by Belina Raffy on February 18, 2012 at 4:47am

Anyone good at the Boris/Interrogator game?  Who wants to tie me to a chair and shout at me?  We could order pizza...

Comment by Francis Norton on February 18, 2012 at 12:39pm

I'd love to, but a bit tied up now (uh - sorry...)

Would anyone be interested in a session on Dave Gray's excellent Gamestorming?

Comment by Remy Bertrand on February 19, 2012 at 1:18am

Sounds interesting but I'll be on stage.

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