It’s fair to say that with so many trained entertainers and stand-up comedians using their expertise to sprinkle Laughology magic across the globe, there’s always a bit of gentle rivalry between Laughologists to see who can get on TV the most.
Last week Laura Drury received a card in the post. This was not unusual, but the card was. It was from Marie Curie. Laura had delivered a session for them on Mental Health and Wellbeing. The card contained personal messages of thanks and brought a lump to her throat. It was very much appreciated.
During August, Lead Happiness Consultant, Dave Keeling, likes nothing better than slapping on his factor 50, sipping a couple of G&Ts and putting his feet up. But when Vodaphone came calling with the promise of an audience of 200 members of the Youth Communities, made up of graduates, apprentices and industrial placement students, how could he resist?
Laura paid a visit to Cambridge at the start of this month to talk to the support and admin teams for Wellcome Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus Connecting Science, EMBL – EBI, Redgate and Babraham Institute! We needed two sessions to fit everyone in! The subject matters were Communication, Influence and Growth Mindset and she had to engage a bit of the latter on her way to the venue after taking an accidental wrong turn into a traffic jam! Thankfully she arrived on time to the beautiful surroundings of Hinxton Hall.
Those attending this Manchester workshop were varied in their backgrounds and roles but united in their desires to engage with people more when delivering what might be considered ‘dry’ content, and to learn how to manage nerves.
It’s Laughology’s mission to make the world a better place and in June we got the opportunity to sprinkle some sparkle over the Far East when we dispatched a team of Laughologist to Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and India. We also visited Germany and Luxembourg.
Lead happiness consultant Dave Keeling likes to think he’s a bit rock’ n ’roll, so he was thrilled to be stepping on stage at O2 Academy Victoria Warehouse, Manchester. Thankfully he chose not to perform his one-man Queen tribute and delivered a one-hour keynote for Autotrader on the psychology of humour and laughter laughter-as-a-personal-development-to) instead.
Laughologists facilitate training sessions all around the world, but, as the song goes, ‘We do like to be beside the seaside.’ That’s why Sarah Creegan was especially happy to head off to Bournemouth for a couple of days to work with the fabulous folk at Organix, a company which has always been committed to supporting and improving the wellbeing of its people.
If you fancy some personal learning time with like-minded people, we might just have the event for you. And it’s completely FREE. We are delighted to have been asked by BrainFood to help launch their new get-togethers for learning professionals.