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Workshop - Improvise your life "Don't prepare, just be there!"

This is a workshop unlike any other. Be prepared to act and be active. You do not need experience in theater, you need to be present and participate.

Improvise your life! Don’t prepare, just be there.

Life is not a dress rehearsal. Nor is it a play that has been scripted and directed.

Using games, storytelling, activities from improvisational theater and a little magic, participants will explore:

• The importance of suspending judgment
• The importance of connecting
• The importance of “yes and …” (as opposed to “yes but …”)
• The importance of telling tales
• The importance of making mistakes
• The importance of enjoying the journey!

Aleen's personal motto is “Making a positive difference.”

Aleen works at PeopleAchieve, where she is a coach and trainer in the fields of Interpersonal Skills, and Personal Success, working both in Cyprus and in the Middle East. She uses her love of theatre, acting and public speaking, to create dynamic training sessions, where participants can explore, discover and learn.

Currently she is president of Toastmasters, Nicosia, a fellowship dedicated to developing communication and leadership skills of its members.

Aleen is a Mathematics graduate from Royal Holloway College, and has also taught Maths.

Consultant, author, keynote speaker and magician, who combines his unique talents and business experience to inspire people around the world. He works in the areas of leadership, creativity, innovation, strategy and marketing and is the Managing Director of Performa Consulting, visiting Professor at the Executive MBA programs of INSEAD (Fontainebleau), CK Graduate School of Business (Beijing), Jiaotang University (Shanghai) and Royal Holloway University of London. 

Dimis published The Art of Innovation - Integrating Creativity in Organizations© (2007) and developed the Art of Innovation model in various forms, to help organizations and individuals achieve their full innovation potential.

He has delivered presentations and led workshops in numerous creativity forums including TEDx (New York), Harvard Business Review (China), Creative Education Foundation (USA), American Creativity Association, CREA (Europe), European Conference for Creativity and Innovation, Africa Creativity Conference.

Dimis has extensive international experience in General Management, Marketing and Finance - at the World Bank (Washington), Zeneca (Paris), Council of Europe (Paris) and Laiki Cyprialife (Nicosia).

Dimis is a graduate of the London School of Economics (B.Sc), London Business School (MBA), Sussex University (MA) and INSEAD (Leadership in Organizations).

He is fluent in Greek, English and French, operational in Spanish and Portuguese.

He loves his wife and son, mother and brother, music and magic, art and history, film and theater, Penn and Teller and his dog, Goya.