LSP HERO'S JOURNEY:
"THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS"
A 5-stage (+ 1 follow-up) starter program aimed to introduce and explore some of the core elements that make the HERO'S JOURNEY approach the most powerful way to use LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® for personal transformation
AT A GLANCE
Start taking your in person/online LSP facilitation to the next level: for coaching, counseling, people development and personal transformation. This 5-stage Open Class will lead you through the looking-glass of LSP, inside the hidden curriculum of the Hero's Journey approach, to the discovery of the core elements and their relative applications. You'll touch first hand a method that reinvents and reframes the classic LSP approach to explore a whole new world of possibility that will enable creative potential, depth and real time transformation
WHY IT'S RELEVANT
To take an immersive journey inside the hidden curriculum of the Hero's Journey Experience: an approach that reshapes and reinvent the design and facilitation of LSP for people development, coaching, counseling and personal transformation
You'll touch first hand the key frameworks, theories, insights and techniques that are immediately applicable to your LSP practice (in person and online)
To experiment and learn how to design and facilitate "real time transformation" for personal development in a way that will allow you to recognize, guide and explore inner dynamics, behavioral, decisional and value patterns, resources, resistances and so forth, to lead transformation through play
WHO'S IT FOR
LSP facilitators who are interested in obtaining new tools, frameworks and techniques to design and facilitate real time strategy for personal development, increasing creative potential and depth in their way of facilitation.
Coaches, Counselors and anyone who's dedicated to facilitating change for personal development.
Entrepreneurs, HR managers and decision makers who face uncertainty and who wish to improve their ability to sensemaking.
Anyone who's dedicated to creative work, self-discovery, personal transformation and talent development, and who’s in search of a way to discover, unlock and expand the full human potential in a both immersive and creative way
HOW IT WORKS
5 episodes, 3 hours each, once a week from 17:00 to 20:00 CEST
Very limited seats - max 5/6 participants- for a deeper and more personal experience
For the sessions you'll need a good amount and variety of LEGO® material (bricks, minifigures, animals, tools, wheels and so forth) and at least 1 base-plate
Buy the whole series (5 episodes + 1 follow-up session) for €300 (+vat if due)
Or you can register for a single episode for €75 each
ENJOY A STARTER...
Take a short intro of the content related to the first chapter of this journey
MAIN THEME: DISCOVERING THE ARCHETYPES (characters, agents and dynamics) THAT COMPOSE OUR INNER THEATRE
HERO'S JOURNEY PHASE: Mapping our ordinary world
OBJECTIVES: Participants will be introduced to the concept of the inward "80/20 Principle" by actively exploring their LEGO® models in search of the emerging Archetypes, in the specific form of inner Agents and Characters such as the personal "Lonely Guy/Life Energy", "Boss/Controller", "Self-Ego", "Shadow" and other "Personas", in order to realize an in depth mapping of our inner world and dynamic.
WHY IT'S RELEVANT: To map our inner world and explore what are the key agents and dynamics that condition the way we manage (invest and waste) our life energy, our resources and resistances
THE INNER THEATRE
MAIN THEME: HOW TO IDENTIFY THE EMERGING PATTERNS (SYMMETRIES) AND GAME-LAPSES (A-SYMMETRIES) THAT SHAPE OUR INNER WORLD
HERO'S JOURNEY PHASE: Call to adventure and passage of the threshold
OBJECTIVES: How to find and recognize our "building patterns" (related to behavioral/decisional/belief symmetries in our LEGO® model); then, how to look for the "game-lapses" (a-symmetries in our own system of belief) as they emerge, using them as "rabbit holes" to find inner resources that could help us to reset our belief system and start exploring a new space of possibility.
WHY IT'S RELEVANT: For it's a way to "x-ray" who we are and how we act in our current way of being through the LSP model, in order to foster the release and activation of profound dynamics of self-awareness, change and personal growth.
PATTERNS AND GAME-LAPSES
MAIN THEME: USING NARRATIVE-BASED FACILITATION TECHNIQUES TO EXPLORE FURTHER AND UNCHARTED LEVELS IN OUR STORY
HERO'S JOURNEY PHASE: Lost in Wonderland
OBJECTIVES: Guiding participants through the exploration of further and deeper narrative-levels that could emerge from their models/stories. Leveraging a "story-challenge" approach the participant will see how to use narratives to spark new perspectives, visions and directions, to reset the story "in charge", explore inner territories and so expand the space of possibility with more clarity and willingness to take action.
WHY IT'S RELEVANT: To stretch our identity by disidentifying the Self from its core projection ("story in charge") and becoming aware of its unconscious drivers. This process is key to expand our consciousness and liberate energy for sense-making and change.
MAIN THEME: HOW TO READ THE LEGO® MODEL AS A "MESSAGE" AND AN "INVITATION" FROM THE VERY CORE OF OUR UNCONSCIOUS SELF
HERO'S JOURNEY PHASE: Meeting with the Oracle and breaking point
OBJECTIVES: To deepen the concept that participants do NOT really answer the facilitator's question, they're rather "moved" from that starting point as an external trigger, since at a deeper level a LEGO® model (as projection of our inner dynamics) always answers to a Blind Question that lies within: the challenge here consists ultimately in leading each participant toward that Innermost Why, by decrypting the message and taking action.
WHY IT'S RELEVANT: This stage is key to understand what really drives us at a deeper level and where does our energy go. When we get to that "core" - through the LSP model -we uncover an unconscious purpose that lies beneath our immunity to change.
THE INNERMOST QUESTION
MAIN THEME: EMBODYING ARCHETYPES OF TRANSFORMATION BY "FEELING WITH YOUR HANDS" AND SHAPING MORE LIVING "GUIDING PRINCIPLES"
HERO'S JOURNEY PHASE: The gift and the return
OBJECTIVES: Participants will have the opportunity to test in depth an original application technique that really pushes the boundaries of our current understanding of LSP. The aim of the "Simple Guiding Emotions" is to bypass the rational mind - that too often "thinks in principles" that are actually disconnected to the real dimension of our living - and so let emerge a more grounded and effective guidance as an integral human experience.
WHY IT'S RELEVANT: To enable emotional intelligence and integrate a more mindful connection between our "core" and our "guiding principles" for decision making. A way to face uncertainty and change through a less reactive and more creative approach.
SIMPLE GUIDING EMOTIONS
MAIN THEME: SHARING, REFRESHING & DIGESTING THE KEY ELEMENTS AND INSIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM AFTER THE PERSONAL/TEAM PRACTICE
OBJECTIVES: At the end of the 5-STAGE program you'll be ready enough to start experimenting with the tools and materials of the Hero's Journey method on your own. You'll be invited to take some time to put what you've learned and experienced in the first place into action, trying to apply and adapt the method to your own practice, either with your teammates or your friends/clients. After one month or two we will arrange, according to the availability of the team, this follow-up session with the intention of sharing and deepening our experience, clarifying doubts and refreshing the key resources and insights.
WHY IT'S RELEVANT: To make sense of both our 5-STAGE program and the personal/team practice, in order to enable a safe space for continuous community learning and personal digesting.
Professional Development Trainer @ IBM | Co-Founder @ LSP Connect
There is no doubt that Emanuele is one of the LSP Facilitators, or should I say 'thinkers', that is pushing boundaries in our current understanding of how LEGO SERIOUS PLAY can be applied to different areas of thinking, in particular around self-awareness and personal growth. Through the use of LEGO SERIOUS PLAY and its reliance on metaphors, Emanuele is helping all of us to understand the rich narrative possibilities that LSP allows us to draw on both consciously and unconsciously through the stories that bring the models to life.