The numbers are staggering. 60% of employees lack the elements required to be highly engaged 82% of employees said it’s very important that their organization address the employee engagement problem 69% of employees report engagement is a problem in their organization It is clear that communication in the workplace should be encouraged by all companies, but […]
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Many a recovering English Composition student remembers being graded on “Content and Mechanics.” Back when teachers attacked papers with an endless supply of red pens, students learned quickly that their ideas were only as good as their capacity to express them clearly and appropriately.
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”.
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.
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.
In 2006, Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report gave a commencement address to the graduates of Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. The advice he gave to these lucky students was a bit unconventional.
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.
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.”