One of my favorite improv games is a rather obscure one called “Scenes Without the Letter___.” You can see an example I did for TikTok here (and if you are on TikTok be sure to click here to see my videos and follow me there!): When done right, this game is fun, funny, high-energy, and

Use Change as an Opportunity For Innovation

Here is a quick solo “Ding” I did for TikTok:  What’s interesting is that this recording was my third attempt. I got the idea to do a “Daily Improv” for TikTok while in the shower (don’t visualize…) and I started a quick Ding in my head. Once I was dressed and ready I set up

To Innovate, Change Your Starting Point

“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

How Can I Do That?

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

In Defense of Proper Flakery

I recently (re)read “Show Your Work” by Austin Kleon and it really got me thinking. If you are unfamiliar, it’s a cool short book whose basic premise is that to build a following as an artist, you should Do lots of “Work,” and Share what you are working on as you are working on it.  That is,

“Showing My Work” and Dumping “Content Marketing” (Sort of…)

Have you ever felt like it would benefit your team, department, or organization to be more creative? If so, you may have considered a creativity training program for your business.What is Creativity Training?Creativity training is exactly what it sounds like: training your employees in a way that shows them how to access, develop, and apply

Creativity Training Program for Business: Try Improv Comedy!