Have you heard about LEGO Serious Play?
In the next few lines Ann English talks about her experience of attending our LEGO Serious Play workshop.
Ann enables entrepreneurs and businesses to turn their ideas into reality by harnessing the power of #IdeasMapping
Have you heard about LEGO Serious Play? I though it sounded intriguing so I booked onto a course hosted by Terry McStea and @Polly Westergaard at Design Network North facilitated by Antony Eddison PFHEA FRSA It was amazing to see the power of play. LEGO was used to facilitate thinking, communicate feelings and break down barriers to achieve goals. We began by building LEGO ducks.
Although we all had to use 7 bricks and listen carefully to the instructions, it was interesting how people interpreted what they'd heard with many different duck designs made. The next step of the 4 stage process was to tapped into our ‘inner superpower’ and built something which represented it... I created my ‘Intuition Goggles’ - these help me to clearly see other people’s hidden superpowers and unlock their potential to empower them to turn ideas into reality!
It was fascinating to see the variety of objects built. I was on a table with five amazing individuals, we each told our story about what we'd built, then helped each other to explore the meaning behind it. I won't give away what happened next, but by the end every one of us had discovered more about ourselves and how to break down the barriers stopping us from achieving our goals. We all left feeling inspired and ready to take action.
Create Intrigue is a valued member of Design Network North. Design Network North is part of RTC’s new programme called ‘Designing Better Business’ – launched in 2016 - which will provide support for north east businesses looking to continue to innovate and design better world leading products.
RTC was founded in 1989 with the sole purpose of helping businesses innovate and create new higher value products. Today, the business operates out of offices in Sunderland, Gateshead, Leeds and Daresbury and specialises in helping companies develop new products, embed new skills through training and access funding for innovation.
‘Designing Better Business’ is part funded by European Regional Development Fund, as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.