What is Strategic Narrative Embodiment?

Strategic Narrative Embodiment (SNE) is an applied theatre methodology that has been developed for application in leadership and organisation development contexts. SNE translates the transformational effect, story shaping and ensemble skills of stage performance into the language of work performance. It functions particularly well as a methodology for mindfulness training, change agility, team development, innovation, …

Why we used Strategic Narrative Embodiment (SNE) at the 2016 Southern African Knowledge Management Summit

What SNE did, and did not, deliver Background During our planning for the 2016 Southern African Knowledge Management Summit (2016SAKMS) we pondered the current state and needs of the KM network in South Africa. Based on Etienne Wenger’s stages of community development it seemed to us that the current KM network in South Africa represented …

5 Differences between Motivational Speaking and Strategic Narrative Embodiment

ATKV Jeugleiersimposium Dit was my voorreg om hierdie week, Maandag en Dinsdag, as spreker op te tree by die ATKV se Jeugleiersimposiums by die Goudini Spa naby Worcester en Buffelspoort naby Hartebeespoortdam. My onderwerp: Vyf soorte weerstand teen leierskap en hoe om dit te hefboom. As jy daar was kan jy die opsomming hier aflaai …

Where does Strategic Narrative Embodiment Techniques (SNETs) come from?

When we (Petro and Burgert) started Playing Mantis 6 years ago, we thought that, because our work comes from Applied Theatre its power to bring about transformation and learning is implicit. Stories move people more easily than pie charts, we reasoned, and if people get to try out solutions before they have to implement them, …