Invigorate

Navigating Change

10 to 400 people
1 session included
1 practitioner
from £2,340.00+ VAT
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Overview

When it comes to dealing with and navigating change, Always Be Comedy could write a book. Well, curate a programme, certainly. We wish we could say we were thinking of the HG Wells quote: “Adapt or perish,” when it came to being agile once lockdown kicked in, changing the working world forever in the process. However, it was actually the tagline to the largely forgotten 2011 action film Hanna that proved Always Be Comedy’s inspiration: “Adapt or die.” Yes, really. Haven’t seen it? No, not many people did. Sorry. We’re getting sidetracked. Pre-lockdown, we were a small comedy night above a pub in Kennington, south London, but, by navigating change, we adapted and grew, and came out of lockdown a much bigger force. We switched to online almost immediately and, frankly, never looked back. That first-ever online lockdown show boasted a bill to die for: Brett Goldstein, Rachel Parris, Rhys James and Matt Forde. And, across more than 200 online shows, we would end up featured in the Guardian, on Channel 4, Lorraine, BBC News and – yes, really – on The Graham Norton Show. It changed our business forever and – since we all returned to something approaching normality – not only have we returned to our south London home, but we also livestream from there and still host online-only shows. We've gone from one weekly south London night to now being much more agile. We would never have dreamed of such a thing pre-lockdown. Our programme would cover the challenges we faced, the things we got wrong and how we learned and improved from those mistakes (and boy oh boy did we get some things hilariously wrong!) and when we realised Always Be Comedy was getting bigger (and bigger). We would also look to bring along a comedian pal to join in the chat. Our event can be 30 minutes or 60 minutes and cost is dependent on in person or virtual and the comedian we bring along. Prices start from £2340.

Practitioners

Always Be Comedy

Always Be Comedy

Resident MC and founder at Always Be Comedy, James Gill has appeared on Harry Hill's Clubnite, Good Morning Britain, Eastenders and more. James's writing credits include The John Bishop Show and The Ranganation and, as a TV warm-up, works with the likes of John Bishop, Mel Giedroyc, Jonathan Ross and many more.

FAQs

  1. Will all employees be able to book programmes on the GetZeN platform?

    Bookings can only be made via allocated and registered contacts who can log in to their profile.

  2. Are individuals' names shared with the employee diagnostic outcomes?

    All names are anonymised and confidential. The diagnostic will only show the overall outcomes relating to anxiety, stress, energy, sense of wellbeing & productivity.

  3. Can we get in touch if we can’t find the programme we need?

    Of course, we work closely with all of our clients to find the right practitioner and programme to suit your needs.

  4. Do you have a library of pre-recorded content we can access?

    Not yet, that’s something we’re working on behind the scenes.

  5. Can I meet with the practitioner before the programme takes place?

    We go through an extremely thorough vetting process with all of our practitioners, so you can rest assured that they will be of the highest standard for your organisation. However, as we first start to work with clients we can organise a 10min introduction with our practitioners.

  6. How often will we receive the GetZeN diagnostic outcomes?

    For those who take part in the end to end GetZeN diagnostic, we will report quarterly. However, we are working towards a way where we can integrate this into your client profile so you can see the outcomes weekly.

  7. Can you offer taster sessions?

    We can do this, please get in touch to find out more.

  8. What happens if I need to reschedule or cancel a booking?

    Please see our T&C’s for rescheduling and cancellation policies.

  9. Will you be offering on-site services again?

    We monitor the government guidance closely and as soon as we can safely and responsibly provide programmes in your place of work we will be happy to.