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Reactive Management

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 21:28

Improvisation puts a spring in the step of plodding managers

Even the most committed planner knows that there is no way to control everything that happens at work. So, what do you do when the unpredictable disrupts your plans?
The Financial Times
Emma De Vita
January 25, 2015

 

Duke, UCLA, MIT and Stanford MBA Programs are all teaching improv.

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 21:22

When The Art Of The Deal Includes Improv Training

Some top-tier business schools are offering more than just finance and marketing these days: Duke, UCLA, MIT and Stanford are all teaching improv. Professors say these techniques help students increase collaboration, creativity and risk taking.
NPR
Morning Edition
DECEMBER 05, 2012 

Get 3 Things From Improv Today

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 21:01

Improv and Comedy Can Infuse Companies With an Inventive Spirit

"Improv training can teach startup founders and future entrepreneurs a thing or two about interacting with employees, investors and mentors."
Entrepreneur Magazine
By Jonathan Harthorne
July 31, 2014

Developing Adaptability

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:51

Why Improv Training Is Great Business Training

"Since improv training centers began popping up in the 1990's, buisinesses have increasingly turned to them for help with team building and communication."
Forbes
By Jesse Scinto
June 27, 2014

Life Is Good

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:46

Want to be more creative? Think on your feet

"Companies like Life Is Good use improv exercises to boost collaboration and creativity."
Inc. Magazine
By Adam Bluestein
April 2014

Improv Your Career!

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:44

3 Ways Improv Can Improve Your Career

"Even if you never make anyone laugh, these techniques can make you more open minded and better at communication and collaboration."
Fast Company
By Lisa Evans
January 31, 2014 

The Flexible Entrepreneur

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:42

Why Business Owners Should Study Improv

“At a recent roundtable, we made a startling discovery: several founders from our Top 30 Startups to Watch had acting backgrounds or even studied improvisation. ”
Entrepreneur Magazine
By Entrepreneur Staff
January 28, 2014 

Trust Yourself!

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:40

Be Bold, Be Courageous and In This Moment

"Twitter CEO to Mighagan's Graduating Class"
TNW
May 5, 2013

Professionals at Play

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:38

When the office gets goofy: Improv for professionals

“But as soon as we started this, we started to see how translatable the philosophies of improv were to corporate training.”
Metro
By Natalie Shure
May 3, 2013

All Work and No Play, Makes Jack Less Productive.

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:34

People Achieve More by Combining Work and Play

"We need to be more willing to let our minds play while working."
Third Sector
By Caron Bradshaw
April 30, 2013

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