Upcoming Programs

The Story Café

Monthly meet up for storytellers and story listeners

First Thursday of each month.

Platform : Zoom

Time: 7:00 - 8:15 PM IST 

From in-person story circles, we now have moved to a monthly virtual Story Cafe - a story circle for adults. Hosted as an open mic, this is a space to share a traditional story or a personal narrative (upto 10 minutes long). 

If you have a story to share or would like to spend an evening connecting with the magic of stories, register here and we will send the link to you. 

The session will not be recorded or live streamed, so you gotta show up to find the gold!

Dates: Feb 4th | March 4th | April 1st | May 6th | Jun 3rd 

Story Games for Authentic Engagement 

Using story-based activities to deepen exploration and connection

Thur, Jan  28th, 2021

Timing: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM     

Platform: Zoom 

Every story you tell is your own story. Listening to and telling stories  develops connection, communication and resilience within groups and communities. Join us in this workshop to play and explore how storytelling games can  enable us to express, listen deeply and imagine new possibilities together.

 

Best suited for learning and coaching professionals, communication trainers, facilitators and community workers

Your participation will be confirmed once you complete the registration

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Power of Personal Narratives

Introductory session on crafting and sharing personal stories 

Timing: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM     

Platform: Zoom 

In this 2-hour taster session, you will-

  •  Experience the power of personal stories to create influence and impact at the workplace

  •  Get a peek into skills and mindset needed to share stories in an authentic manner

  •  Learn how to shape a story to make it engaging

The sessions in this series are:

Women In Leadership - Telling a New Story | Friday, Feb 5th, 2021

Best suited for women professionals wanting to build authentic communication and strengthen executive presence 

Culture Building through Value Stories | Thursday, Mar 18th, 2021

Best suited for business leaders, managers and entrepreneurs

Your participation will be confirmed once you complete the registration

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Improv for Leadership Presence

Developing authenticity  and deep listening through Improv

Thur, Feb 18th , 2021

Timing: 3:30PM - 5:00 PM  

Platform: Zoom

The foundation of powerful leadership presence is our ability to authentically engage with others, bring in deep listening and build empathy. Experiencing Improv or spontaneous theater exercises  can help leaders to deepen presence by learning how to:

  • How to choose curiosity over anxiety, in unexpected situations

  • Deepening empathy with people we work with, and

  • Express ourselves fully through body, voice and story

A 90 min session to help leaders cultivate presence and dexterity.

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Under the Surface

Exploring the wisdom of traditional tales

Timing: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM  

Platform: Zoom

Traditional stories can offer valuable metaphors to navigate challenges and create new possibilities for actions. Stories also create a space to share emotions and deepen connections in a safe and authentic way.

In these 90-minute online sessions, we would reflect on traditional stories to create shared meaning and gain insights to live and lead in more conscious and meaningful way.

Best suited for individuals committed to personal work, facilitators, coaches and storytellers

 

The themes we would be exploring in this series are:

Leadership in the face of fear| Thursday, Mar 4th, 2021

Using an African story, we will explore what it means to step into our leadership despite the fear

Your participation will be confirmed once you complete the registration

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Emotional wellness for teams using creative arts

A multi-art modality experience to manage stress and anxiety at the workplace

Thur, 8th April, 2021

Platform : Zoom

Time: 3:30- 5:00 PM IST 

The creative process of making art improves an individual’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being— The benefits of creating art include a general sense of relief, motivation and hope, decreased stress and the chance to process complicated emotions. It’s a tool that individuals can use for their own psychological benefits, as well as way to connect with their team member in a way which is empathetic and trustful. Doing this in a group also allows individuals to feel validated and confident.

A 90 minutes experiential multi arts modality (visual arts, psychodrama, movement and music) session for managing anxiety and stress at the workplace.

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Coaching through Narratives 

Challenging beliefs and behaviours through our stories

Thur, 22nd April, 20201

Platform : Zoom

Time: 3:30- 5:00 PM IST 

The stories we tell ourselves - about us and our worlds, shape our beliefs, our perceptions and the ways we engage with each other. Sharing and reframing those stories enable us to not just challenge beliefs that no longer serve us, but also shape our behaviors that help us own and celebrate our uniqueness and leadership. 

 

Best suited for individuals, managers, coaches and L & D professionals.  

Limited batch size - max 10 participants

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Collaborative Mindset using Improv 

A taster on how Improvisational theatre can be used to deepen collaboration 

Thur, 13th May, 2021 

Platform : Zoom

Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM IST 

Using core principles of improvisational theatre, this workshop helps participants explore ways to be spontaneous, flexible and open. By focusing on “Yes - And” mindset, individuals experience how to co-create new possibilities and relevant solutions. 

Best suited for individuals, team leads, facilitators and L & D professionals. 

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