Applied Improv

The Way of Improvisation

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Improviser/storyteller Dave Morris delivers a Tedx Talk on the 7 steps of improvisation and how they can apply to life with his technique, “The Way of Improvisation”. Read more ›

3 Reasons Why You Need Improv to Succeed

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Have you ever been to an improv comedy show? If you have, you’ve probably walked away from it amazed at how quickly the actors can think on their feet and work off of each other. Well, guess what? Comedy shows aren’t the only place that being able to improvise is a necessity.

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Rule#1: There Is No Winner

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There is no winner in improv despite what you may have thought in the past. You are not the most important part of the scene. Everyone else is.

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Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You


This famous Eleanor Roosevelt quote resonates with me. It doesn’t mean you have to do something to risk your life every single day – it could be something as small as trying a new food or talking to somebody who intimidates you. Or, letting your guard down, getting silly, and giving improv training a whirl.

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Esprit de Corps & Morale Through Improv

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines esprit de corps as “the common spirit existing in the members of a group and inspiring enthusiasm, devotion, and strong regard for the honor of the group.”

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Connecting Business and Improv

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Before Lakshmi Balachandra started teaching Improvisational Leadership at the MIT Sloan School of Management, she was an improv comic. When she went to MIT to study an MBA, it was there that she realized how much she was actually using her improv skills in her new business career.

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