Play Storming is an innovative type of experiential learning designed to improve communication and collaboration between work groups and teams. It's a happy collision between work and play that helps individuals with communication, creativity and change. Play is essential to developing creativity, mental flexibility and thinking skills using the tenets of improvisational theatre.
In this innovative and interactive workshop, attendees will learn techniques to:
Be present in your communication
Listen to understand vs. respond
Solve problems by working together in the moment and adapting to any situation
Dress comfortably and come prepared to play!
Lunch and networking 11:15AM-11:45AM
$30 Members / $35 Future Members
About the Speakers: Shawn Utterback & Terrill Fischer
Shawn Utterback | Chief Experience Officer
Co-Founder & Chief Experience Officer of the Play Storming Group. His passion and energy for igniting cultural change through the experience of play becomes immediately apparent when working with him. Shawn has shared his passion through designing and delivering programs for technology companies, advertising agencies, government, education and non-profits. As a professional speaker, adjunct professor and facilitator, Shawn designs fun, challenging and engaging experiences and tools that help individuals and organizations communicate, collaborate and deal with change.
Terrill Fischer | Chief Training Officer
Co-Founder & Chief Training Officer of the Play Storming Group. He is passionate about using experiential learning to make training have a lasting impact with participants. He leads programs on Leadership, Sales, Negotiation, and Customer Service. Terrill has worked in the training industry for 18 years and has facilitated training for a wide variety of organizations. His Clients have included Union Pacific Railroad, Samsung, Cardinal Healthcare, State Farm, Dell Computers, State of Texas, US Oncology, University of Texas, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, Samsung, Meeting Planners International and American Society of training & Development chapters. Terrill holds a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication from The University of Texas. He is the co-author of the book Making Work Fun: 139 Ways to Lighten Up the Workplace, and he is a member of the Association of Talent Development.