What do improvisational comedy and business have in common?

More than you think.

In business, we face situations everyday where we must improvise. There is no script. We must adapt in the moment to meet our objectives. We must innovate. We must co-create with our customers. If this is true, then why not learn how to improvise better? The discipline of improvisational comedy provides a powerful learning platform to do just that.

We offer customized business improvisational programs and workshops that promote collaboration, leadership, creativity, and customer service. We make the learning accessible so it meets you where you are. We create a safe space for participants to play, explore, and experience breakthroughs.

Our solutions range from 1-day workshops to 6-month programs supplemented with coaching. Interested? Check out our workshops:

Improvisation to Build Powerful Customer Connection

Customer loyalty is no longer measured by customer satisfaction alone, but by how connected a customer feels to the products and services they purchase. Research shows that customers who are emotionally engaged are three times more likely to recommend and three times more likely to purchase. Improvisational comedy offers lessons on how to do this better. Participants will practice how to:

  • Build trust with customers
  • Listen for offers
  • Give and take control freely
  • Be willing to adapt the strategy “in the moment”

 

In the Moment Leadership

Business happens now. Leaders need to tap into their knowledge, skills and presence to make decisions, solve problems, foster innovation and manage change in the moment when it is most needed. In the moment leadership uses a combination of experiential and improvisational techniques to coach leaders on how get “out of their head” and into the moment in order to drive value. We coach leaders on how to inspire creativity among their teams, communicate authentically and embrace change. Participants will learn to:

  • Cultivate creativity: Innovation for better (and more fun!) problem-solving sessions
  • Get real: Promote authentic communication that gets at the heart of the issue, quickly
  • Embrace change as the constant: Make decisions in a shifting environment

 

Cultivate a Creative Mindset

Creative thinking is a skill that can be learned. Creativity leads to new possibilities and opportunities for growth. Improvisational comedy offers techniques and principles for how to cultivate a creative mindset and culture – and keep it! In this workshop, participants will learn how to:

  • Practice group mind
  • Trust instincts
  • Take risks
  • Accept failure and learn from it
  • Use Yes And for idea generation