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How to break out of unproductive narratives at work (or home!)

Creative Help

Exploring and sharing tips and techniques for creating new, more positive narratives in the moment and for lasting change.

We all have moments where we feel trapped and unable to break out of a futile argument. At our April session, we discussed the Drama Triangle and how to stop the non-productive scenarios where nobody can break out of their assigned “role”.

For our May session we are going to develop this theme by exploring and sharing some tips and techniques for creating new, more positive narratives in the moment and for lasting change.

Hold the Space online workshop and discussion series

We at Creative Help are offering a new series of six conversations with the title of Hold the Space. We want you to hold a regular monthly slot in your diary and thematically we will “hold the space” to support chief executives in a safe environment for open and confidential dialogue. Please note, you don’t have to be a CEO – you could be a trustee or chair who is looking to better support your CEO.

About the speakers

Creative Help founder and co-director Gwilym Gibbons is Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust, Chair of the Future Economy Company and serves on several boards with extensive experience within social enterprise and the arts. He is familiar with incident response at sea as an active Lifeboat Crew Member; within venues and events and as a Community Safety lead within local government.

Creative Help co-director David Williams has experience as chief executive, chair and trustee, consultant, facilitator, coach and mentor. He is a trustee of the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland and a volunteer mentor for Sported UK.

Who are we?

At Creative Help, we love to help people and places create. We are a consultancy practice born of a deep-seated belief in social justice and the ability of people and businesses to transform lives and communities.

We believe you have the answers to your challenges and our role is to take a creative approach to support your expertise through facilitation, coaching and consultancy. We also recognise that simply providing practical targeted creative help may be best for you, because sometimes just a little extra resource to jump the hurdle is enough.

09:30-10:30, 5th May 2021
Jack Perry