Adam StJohn Lawrence
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  • Nuremburg, Bavaria
  • Germany
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Adam StJohn Lawrence commented on Paul Levy's blog post No Title
"I think Simo nailed it. It is about failing, visibly, and seeing that failing visibly is both fun and productive. One more: I use very extreme warm-ups which have people laughing, reeling and physically sweating (a little). It is a very clear signal…"
May 9, 2012
Adam StJohn Lawrence commented on Adam Blatner's blog post Interactive & Improvisational Drama
"Hi Adam B, Sorry for the tardy reply. We're too busy doing it to be writing about it, sorry!  When we have some words down, you'll hear about it... :) Adam L"
Jun 28, 2011
Adam StJohn Lawrence replied to Paul Z Jackson's discussion Staying in the emerging conversations
"I'd urge anyone to join Twitter. Despite it's image, it is not about saying what you had for breakfast! (I just don't "follow" people who talk trivia - instead I look for busy people in my fields of interest.) Instead,…"
Feb 19, 2011
Adam StJohn Lawrence commented on Adam Blatner's blog post Interactive & Improvisational Drama
"HI Adam, your book looks great - I will order a copy. You seem to have a very broad view of the field. May I pose a question?  Unless I missed someting, I notice that no-one in your chapter summary is using interactive theater techniques the…"
Jan 2, 2011
Adam StJohn Lawrence commented on David Zinger's blog post 9 Improvisation Keys from Keith Johnstone: Applied To Employee Engagement
"Nice post, thank you. I have referenced your notes at my blog workplayexperience.blogspot.com. All the best, Adam"
Jul 21, 2009
Adam StJohn Lawrence commented on Adam StJohn Lawrence's blog post Managing a creative environment
"Thanks Drew! Your site is excellent - I'm adding you to the top blogs feed on my site right away!"
Apr 21, 2009
Andrew Tarvin commented on Adam StJohn Lawrence's blog post Managing a creative environment
"Adam--great post and awesome blog. Looks like I have some more reading to do now."
Apr 21, 2009
Adam StJohn Lawrence posted blog posts
Mar 28, 2009

Profile Information

Where do you live and work? (City)
Live near Nuremberg and near Roseau, work Germany and worldwide
Professional Skills
I'm a professional actor, comedian, business coach and service experience designer.

I use theatrical tools to help companies impress their customers, meet customers' needs better, and enjoy their work more.
What is your main interest in this network?
Education, Networking, Finding Partnerships, Improv Resources
What kind of person are you?
Night
What kinds of improv-related services are you involved in?
Teambuilding, Creativity, Innovation, Problem Solving, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Change Management, Sales, Presentation Skills
Share a favorite 'improv epiphany'
Me: "How many ways are there to do this task?"
Group: "Three or four".
Ten minutes of impro later, we had fifty ideas...
More about you: (Short Bio or any other details you'd like people to know)
I'm an experience designer, a comedian, a psychologist, and a businessman. I'm a trainer, an actor, a singer, a stand-up, and a consultant who works all over the world in zoos, studios, and top businesses. I love good service, exciting advertising, and engaging experiences.
I'm an Englishman, but you'll usually find me in Germany or the Caribbean. I look for the fun in everything!
Let's talk! Call me at +49 157 7374 3115 (Germany) or +1 767 440 5413 (Americas).
I need help with...
... always looking for ideas and criticism!
Work Website
http://workplayexperience.com
Blog or other personal website
http://thebusinesscomedian.com
Check out my...(book, workshop, etc.)
http://www.der-brite.de/twelvetheatricaltools_v1.1.pdf
Other contact info (Your choice for phone, email, facebook, myspace, etc.)
+49 157 7374 3115
How did you hear about this network?
Via Xing

Adam StJohn Lawrence's Blog

Improvised solutions impress customers more

Posted on March 28, 2009 at 6:53am 0 Comments

(Written for non-theatrical managers and crossposted from my blog at www.workplayexperience.blogspot.com)



Throw away the script to be more authentic



Those of us who work on the stage are fortunate indeed - for we are blessed with an immediate and clear feedback system. If we work well, we are immediately rewarded with applause or laughter. If we do poorly, we are punished with silence, or jeers, or departure. (Or with another kind of laughter. Or with people throwing… Continue

Managing a creative environment

Posted on March 28, 2009 at 6:49am 2 Comments

Playstorming your customer experience



(Written for non-theatrical managers, and crossposted from my blog at www.workplayexperience.blogspot.com)



The best ideas to improve your customer experience are already floating around in your team's heads. To get them into to the real world with the minimum of digging, you need to foster a special kind of working environment.



In theater, we talk about the rehearsal room as a "safe space". It's a place where experiment and… Continue

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At 9:25am on September 28, 2010, Sylvaine MESSICA said…
Thanks a lot, see you soon
At 9:24am on September 28, 2010, Sylvaine MESSICA said…
Adam : the funny gentleman with a fresh chicken !
At 5:35am on December 20, 2008, Frederique Thiriet-Smith said…
Hi Adam,
Welcome to the AIN. Nice to find you here.
Have a nice Christmas,
Fred
 
 
 

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