The answer to every problem runs through each one. Can you guess the common thread?

 

Connection.

 

That’s what my work with you is ultimately about. The tools, tips, and training that have made work more effective, efficient, and enjoyable for 20K+ people in 125+ countries all come down to bringing some much needed human connection.

It’s what will make the difference for you between organizational gridlock and efficiency.

It’s what will open your eyes to the hundreds of ways to approach any seemingly impossible problem. (Yes, even that one.)

It’s what will allow you to teach in ways that get people excited and engaged about the information instead of the doughnuts you bribed them with to attend.

And it’s what will allow you, your team, and your organization to have an impact — instead of getting bogged down in bureaucracy, mired down in misunderstandings, and caught up conflict.

In a world that’s constantly changing, the way to survive is for you to connect, to bridge, to belong, to be human.

 

You might think this is no laughing matter and it's got to be no fun doing this work ... but you’d be wrong.

Find out why laughter is the foundation of everything I do right here.

 

 

Same old questions = same old answers. If you want to get out of indecision and into innovation, you have to shake things up.

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Remember those little paper fortune tellers you used to have in school? If you play with this one, you get an interesting, energizing and innovative suggestion for how to fix whatever's got you going in circles!

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10 examples of how to make learning more accessible for everyone

Last week I talked about a horrible example I took part in where learning was not at all accessible. Butterflies in my stomach were only one of my symptoms I was in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong instructor. Here are 10 examples of how I’ve made learning more accessible and … [Read more...] about 10 examples of how to make learning more accessible for everyone

My palms were sweating and the butterflies in my stomach were threatening to escape

I was about to experience one of the worst teaching examples of inclusion ever. The auditorium was packed.  I was sitting in my seat with my palms sweating and a cage full of butterflies in my stomach, which were threatening to escape.  I was nervous and completely out of my element. I’d … [Read more...] about My palms were sweating and the butterflies in my stomach were threatening to escape

Lee-Anne is the kind of leader the world is ready for. She brings a beautiful combination of deeply rooted intellect, laser-tuned intuition and a basket of fun, innovative group engagement tools to any gathering. I have admired her work at Rock.Paper.Scissors over the years and continue to be amazed at the impact her work is having on socially progressive causes around the world.

~ Dyana Valentine, M.A., dyanavalentine.com

2018-04-26T13:53:28+03:00

~ Dyana Valentine, M.A., dyanavalentine.com

Lee-Anne is the kind of leader the world is ready for. She brings a beautiful combination of deeply rooted intellect, laser-tuned intuition and a basket of fun, innovative group engagement tools to any gathering. I have admired her work at Rock.Paper.Scissors over the years and continue to be amazed at the impact her work is having on socially progressive causes around the world.
Working with Lee-Anne has given me the closest thing to a superpower I've ever had. Months after my training with her, I find myself still using the tools and techniques she taught me for business planning, perspective shifting, and seeing your own blind spots on a weekly basis.
2018-04-26T13:56:50+03:00
Working with Lee-Anne has given me the closest thing to a superpower I've ever had. Months after my training with her, I find myself still using the tools and techniques she taught me for business planning, perspective shifting, and seeing your own blind spots on a weekly basis.
Working with Lee-Anne has completely transformed my workshops.Before, people enjoyed them, but I could tell that the facts I was teaching didn't all sink in.After working with Lee-Anne, my workshops are now interactive, appeal to every different kind of personality (introvert/extrovert; fast-learners/slow learners, visual/auditory etc) and - most importantly - leave people with a POWERFUL understanding of my subject.In addition, I'm now running exercises that simultaneously lead to great learning and act as a fantastic advertisement for my other services.EVERYONE who teaches needs to hire Lee-Anne. She will change your workshops - and your whole business!

~Marsha Shandur, Storytelling Coach and Networking Mentor, YesYesMarsha.com

2018-04-26T14:11:41+03:00

~Marsha Shandur, Storytelling Coach and Networking Mentor, YesYesMarsha.com

Working with Lee-Anne has completely transformed my workshops.Before, people enjoyed them, but I could tell that the facts I was teaching didn't all sink in.After working with Lee-Anne, my workshops are now interactive, appeal to every different kind of personality (introvert/extrovert; fast-learners/slow learners, visual/auditory etc) and - most importantly - leave people with a POWERFUL understanding of my subject.In addition, I'm now running exercises that simultaneously lead to great learning and act as a fantastic advertisement for my other services.EVERYONE who teaches needs to hire Lee-Anne. She will change your workshops - and your whole business!
Thank you so much for a very insightful learning process today.Your calm presence and facilitative style enabled us to learn so much. I am sure the team deeply appreciates the introspective process and the acknowledgement that all lenses are needed to be successful. I strongly believe that what we did today, will go a long way in our appreciation for each other as a project and also in understanding what kind of support our partners will need. 

~ Catherine Mbindyo, Senior Network Learning Manager, Building Resilience in Civil Society (BRICS) East Africa

2018-04-26T14:35:42+03:00

~ Catherine Mbindyo, Senior Network Learning Manager, Building Resilience in Civil Society (BRICS) East Africa

Thank you so much for a very insightful learning process today.Your calm presence and facilitative style enabled us to learn so much. I am sure the team deeply appreciates the introspective process and the acknowledgement that all lenses are needed to be successful. I strongly believe that what we did today, will go a long way in our appreciation for each other as a project and also in understanding what kind of support our partners will need. 
I’ve followed Lee Anne’s work and since the burgeoning of the Internet which, as usual, she’s right on top of, that’s pretty easy given that she sends out blog postings and tweets and an e-newsletter and keeps a site FULL of great resources for facilitators and people who just want to rethink things.  We get all this for free – all you need to do is sign up and it comes sluicing into your inbox. This constant hopefulness and generosity impresses me. 

~ Aaron Johannes-Rosenberg, Faculty at Douglas College, Director at Spectrum Society for Community Living, Graphic Facilitator

2018-04-26T14:47:14+03:00

~ Aaron Johannes-Rosenberg, Faculty at Douglas College, Director at Spectrum Society for Community Living, Graphic Facilitator

I’ve followed Lee Anne’s work and since the burgeoning of the Internet which, as usual, she’s right on top of, that’s pretty easy given that she sends out blog postings and tweets and an e-newsletter and keeps a site FULL of great resources for facilitators and people who just want to rethink things.  We get all this for free – all you need to do is sign up and it comes sluicing into your inbox. This constant hopefulness and generosity impresses me.