The Magic of Escape Rooms, Mentors and Unspoken Moments with Hannah Duraid

The Magic of Escape Rooms, Mentors and Unspoken Moments with...

Business Live: Jamie Veitch's Sheffield Live radio show

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Where to go and what to do as lockdown restrictions lift? The pub, a restaurant, to the cinema? How about a locked-room where you and your team-mates must escape a horrifying, demonic or magical scenario? Yes please!Hannah Duraid founded The Great Escape in 2015, Sheffield's first escape room experience, and was last on this show in May 2016. Since then Hannah and her team have taken on a new site in Sheffield and opened in Leeds, developed a further game with the Royal Armouries Museum and won multiple awards.Over 300,000 players have been through their doors, and since The Great Escape reopened in May people are flocking back, looking to be locked-up once more. But also to choose their own immersive and cinematic adventure, as Hannah tells us.Hannah is about to launch an exciting new game too, and during lockdown she came up with a fantastic and very different idea – The Unspoken Playing Card Experience – which stimulates deep insights and discussion. She describes why she created theses cards and people's reaction to them in this episode too.The interview also covers the power of mentors – Hannah has always sought the advice and insights of other business leaders and mentors during her entrepreneurship journey, and has worked with different mentors at different stages. She tells me how she has found mentors and the components for effective mentorship.Plus some books which Hannah found transformative and why: The 5 AM Club by Robin Sharma and Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles.Timings:0 - 3:15 introduction3:15 -47:15 Hannah Duraid47:15 Coming soon: ShAFF – Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (watch the trailer here) and the Children's Media Conference 2021
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Where to go and what to do as lockdown restrictions lift? The pub, a restaurant, to the cinema? How about a locked-room where you and your team-mates must escape a horrifying, demonic or magical scenario? Yes please!Hannah Duraid founded The Great Escape in 2015, Sheffield's first escape room experience, and was last on this show in May 2016. Since then Hannah and her team have taken on a new site in Sheffield and opened in Leeds, developed a further game with the Royal Armouries Museum and won multiple awards.Over 300,000 players have been through their doors, and since The Great Escape reopened in May people are flocking back, looking to be locked-up once more. But also to choose their own immersive and cinematic adventure, as Hannah tells us.Hannah is about to launch an exciting new game too, and during lockdown she came up with a fantastic and very different idea – The Unspoken Playing Card Experience – which stimulates deep insights and discussion. She describes why she created theses cards and people's reaction to them in this episode too.The interview also covers the power of mentors – Hannah has always sought the advice and insights of other business leaders and mentors during her entrepreneurship journey, and has worked with different mentors at different stages. She tells me how she has found mentors and the components for effective mentorship.Plus some books which Hannah found transformative and why: The 5 AM Club by Robin Sharma and Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles.Timings:0 - 3:15 introduction3:15 -47:15 Hannah Duraid47:15 Coming soon: ShAFF – Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (watch the trailer here) and the Children's Media Conference 2021
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