Presence and focus

Izzy Gesell's Ezine contains some great wisdom on the relationship between presence and focus.
Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

I’ve met Izzy Gesell a couple of times now at Improvinbiz conferences and he really knows his onions. His occasional ezine “Instructional Moments” is really good and the latest contains this insight:

Your quality of Presence is revealed through the power of Focus

When working with a large group it is often desirable to have the participants form duos triads, quartets or quintets in order to enable everyone to participate in a particular game. As the different teams are absorbed into their tasks, a substantial racket is normally generated, frequently punctuated by gusts of laughter. During the subsequent debrief, I ask for a show of hands by those who had been distracted by the cacophony. Usually, it

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