What We Do
You want results, so you may be wondering what’s play got to do with helping you achieve them?
Here at Creative Sandbox Solutions™, we use LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methods and materials, improvisational theater, photo cards, games, visual thinking, art, and other experiential methodologies to help organizations like yours be more productive, and more engaging places to work, because the science is clear: research shows that employees retain 70% of what they learn experientially
versus only 10% from more traditional classroom training.
Of course, because everyone actually has a blast, you’ll also look like a superhero when you hire us.
LEGO®? Are You Serious?
Yes, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is serious work.
LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is a powerful methodology for visualizing complex tasks and developing solutions for sticky problems. It’s a scientifically grounded method that was developed by the LEGO Group in Denmark back in the late 90s.
From big companies like Proctor and Gamble, to nonprofits like the United Way, to institutions like the United Nations, smart organizations all over the world have all used LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® as a creative and innovative method for strategy, product, brand, or team development.
And it’s fun!
Here’s a slideshow from Strategic Play® (the German arm of the company where we received our training in LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methods and materials) that tells more about it.
Curious to learn more about LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® and why we’re nuts about it? Click here.
LEGO, SERIOUS PLAY, IMAGINOPEDIA, the Minifigure and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO Group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this website.
And What About Improv?
The skills that an improv performer uses onstage are the same skills that your employees need at work. Regardless of the workplace, your team must be able to deal with uncertainty, communicate with each other, and work together to create something successful to satisfy a customer or end user.
In the world of theatrical improvisation, we work with a set of established practices (which anyone can learn!) to help us lean into uncertainty, listen to each other better, and deal with the state of constant flux that comes from making up a show on the spot.
Guess what? Everyday life is making stuff up on the spot, too! (You don’t carry a script when you walk into work, do you?)
Learning improv skills will strengthen your team’s “work skills muscles” like nothing else. Plus, it’s fun!
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