applied improvisation

3 Roles that scream,” I need to learn improv!” Sales, Leadership and Customer Service please stand up.

3 Roles that scream,” I need to learn improv!” Sales, Leadership and Customer Service please stand up.

I’m the first person to proudly proclaim that improv skills are good for everyone, doesn’t matter who you are or what you do. Improvisation provides a life changing set of skills. So, that’s my disclaimer.  The following are just three capacities that are on my hot list right now. They’ll be more to come, you can count on it.

Help! My team is not strong enough. Using Applied Improvisation to build stronger teams.

Help! My team is not strong enough. Using Applied Improvisation to build stronger teams.

We learn very early in life that the strongest survive.  We know that building a house of straw or sticks isn’t the smartest plan. The solid choice is brick, carefully placed one by one and bound together by a strong adhesive.  It might take longer and the work is tedious, but the end result will stand strong and weather the storms (or a hungry wolf).

99 Problems, But the Job Ain't One

99 Problems, But the Job Ain't One

It’s that time again.  We all start to contemplate the year behind us and the year to come.  For my last blog of 2014, I wanted to influence you as best I can to do something that I know will change your life, something I should have done 15 years ago.

If You Make Them Laugh, They Will Buy

If You Make Them Laugh, They Will Buy

Business and comedy have historically remained on opposite sides of the fence; however, we are starting to see a shift in our world of shorter-than-ever attention spans.  Companies are starting to realize that content marketing, and more specifically the online content featured on their YouTube channels, Facebook and Twitter feeds is one of their biggest selling tools.  Customers today want to be entertained not informed.