Category: Applied Improv
Nothing brings people together like sharing a laugh. Applied Improv is a kind of fun team building exercise that uses comedy to tackle real workplace challenges. Check out ways to bring the laughter to life!
As summertime ticks away the stores have gone from seasonal sections of gardening and outdoor to school supplies. Aisles upon aisles filled with everything from erasers and rulers to backpacks and water bottles. There is palpable excitement amongst the youngest of school goers as the seasons change from summer to school.
Flipping Assumptions: How you can have fun and learn about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through Improv
In this podcast, TeamBonding’s Rich Rininsland talks to Coonoor Behal, Founder and CEO of Mind Hatch, along with Greg Tindale and Eva Lewis, creators of an interview-based improv program called the White Privilege, Black Power Experience. The goal of the improv program is to help people discuss the sometimes difficult topics of diversity and empathy, and reveal how comedy — and improv in particular — can help break down some of those uncomfortable barriers to get real, meaningful conversations started.
It seems that many budget lines have felt the wrath of the delete button over the years, but the Holiday Party remains. From social drinks and meal to a couples dance and annual awards – the holiday party is holding strong. That being said, as a forward thinking manager you can utilize the holiday party budget for some team development.
Halloween is just around the corner. My daughters are picking out their ghoulish costumes … one a princess and the other a dead bride (gulp). Seems as kids get older the scarier their costumes get, my princess is 5 and my bride is 10. By the time kids become adults they can get even scarier — some even become Vampires, and they wear their costume to work, everyday.
I can only imagine that there is something special about getting up on the podium and accepting a Gold Medal for your efforts on behalf of your country, especially Olympic gold. The pride associated with achieving top recognition and award for successfully reaching your stated goals, and of course surpassing the competition.
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