I am a big fan of Dan Sullivan, the “Strategic Coach.” He works with entrepreneurs who want to grow their business while also increasing their free time and enjoyment of their work. I haven’t joined his program but I have read a large number of his books and watched a lot of his videos.His latest

“How can I do that?” One thing I have found to be true over almost 30 years of doing improv comedy is that audiences will frequently throw out suggestions that are…challenging. Challenging because:They may be inappropriate (like when someone yelled out “strip clubbing” when I asked for a “hobby” at a company event).They may be

Start strong, make your life easier… Last week I did my first “Open Mat” Improv Practice session, where people of all levels can join me for an agenda-less improv workshop. I have a few things to work on myself and I open the floor and have people tell me what they want to work on.In

Flakes. Corn flakes, but still…flakes. Are you a flake? Sometimes I feel like I am, and I think, in the right way, that can be a very useful and powerful thing.I recently posted about my new “Show Your Work” strategy (If you missed it, you can read the post by clicking here).I almost didn’t write

I am sitting here thinking about the workout I have scheduled for today and frankly, I am a little tired and I don’t want to do it. And so I repeat the phrase that has become a bit of a mantra for me over the last two months:Here is a lion. She doesn’t “hit the

Networking. Ugh. One thing I have been working on a lot lately when it comes to improv is the idea of specificity. When making an “offer” in improv, if the improviser creates one with specific details, it accomplishes a few things:It makes the scene more vivid and interestingIt creates material that makes it easier for