Grace Cleaves + Tim Ferrell • TEDxDirigo
The New Philosophy of Sewage Treatment: an Improvised TEDx Talk
With no idea what they are talking about, Grace Cleaves and Tim Ferrell take the stage to deliver a TEDx talk using the ideas of the audience and a slide deck they’ve never seen before. Grace Cleaves is an expert group facilitator and leadership coach for physicians, administrative health leaders and CEOs. Grace teaches new skills to those stepping up to challenges within their practices or businesses, or to clinicians having a tough time learning to include administrative requirements. She has special expertise with those facing burnout, and high performers who are disruptive at work. Grace facilitates conflict, teamwork improvement, and retreats, and is a trained improvisational actor. She has worked, trained and performed with her improv colleague, Tim Ferrell, for 25 years. She lives in the Portland, ME, area. Tim Ferrell started his career in NYC writing for Comedy Central and Nickelodeon TV and teaching stand-up comedy. After moving to Maine, he founded The Comedy Workshop and has continued teaching both stand up and improv classes for over 25 years. Tim is currently the lead speakers coach and director of content for TEDxDirigo.