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Improvisation for Business

No Laughing Matter...How Improv Improves Business.

Lisa Colantuono | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Lisa Colantuono

Improv is not all about flying by the seat of your pants. The instructors at Business Improvisations teach improv tenets that help to establish something vital for all presenters in the boardroom: to be comfortable in your own skin and let people into your world versus running the room.

Team Equity Is Not Equality

Karen Hough | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Karen Hough

By honestly assessing talent and integrating Team Equity, our client began to change its culture for better outcomes. Specific strengths were identified and everyone, nationwide, understood who to turn to for expertise. That meant the right people supported the local teams for specific pitches.

Improvise - Great Leaders Say Yes First

Karen Hough | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business
Karen Hough

When leaders exhibit improvisational behaviors (such as flexibility, positivity and humor) people connect with them. Leaders build trust with their teams when they are positive, and those teams in turn, engage and want to perform.

"Yes, But" - The Evil Twin to "Yes, And"

Karen Hough | Posted 10.11.2014 | Business
Karen Hough

"Yes, and" is a powerful tool for collaboration, negotiation and effective communication. The concept of "Yes, and" comes from the improvisational sta...

Listen, Learn, and Improvise: 6 Tips for Improv Leadership Presentations

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Tom J. Hidvegi

1. Don't focus on what you say but why and how you say it.

Why Innovation Is More Imporant Than Ever in Business

Deborah Kimmett | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Deborah Kimmett

As an improvisor I have always felt that innovation and improvisation are so important to develop new ideas in business.

How to Kick Yeahbut

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

A business narrative, like a theater performance, consists of a series of scenes. These scenes can often go on for extended periods of time, and take...

Revolution 2.0

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Bonifer

Wael Ghonim, Google's marketing manager for the Middle East and North Africa, had been held captive by the Egyptian government for 12 days. Recently...

Goodbye, Consumer

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

In a sustainable economy, how we roll is going to be much more important than how much we roll.

The President's 'Question Time' Scene, Analyzed

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

Obama has changed the political game by calling it out for exactly what it is. Let's call the current game, "Our Way or No Way." It is played by Democrats and Republicans alike, with equal vigor.

Lessons for Obama

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

This is how we do it, said the Political Masters to the Eager Student. Watch and learn. Stub Up, Young Candidate. Look at how stubborn we are. You...