Four New Rules of Presence in Hybrid Workplaces

What does a side glance mean? When you’re sitting around a conference room, a side glance can convey “Do I have this…

2022: Humanity

Our greatest opportunity for a positive future will not come from technology, science or politics.

Look for the Silver Lining

Back in 2020, as we made the shift from in-person to virtual interactions, we were all familiar with phrases like,…

Inclusion in the Workplace: Unraveling Racism Through Organizational Transformation

Since last spring and the horrific murder of George Floyd, everyone from corporations to my Aunt Cheryl has decided…

The Future of Work: Act Like an Improviser

This isn’t going away. “Back to the office” will not be what we remembered. The future of work will now forever have…

2020 Reflection: A Study in Extremes

The message of improvisation – arriving onstage (or at work) with no script, few resources and having to figure out a…

Three Tools for a Persuasive Pitch

It’s been an exciting week at ImprovEdge – We were selected as a Grand Prize Winner in the Virtual WBENCPitch Pivot…

Three Tips for a Stellar Virtual Interview

Now, more than ever, it’s critical to give a great impression at your next job interview or when you ask for a raise or…

The Show Must Go On!

ImprovEdge has always been a virtual company – WFH since 1998. In those years, we’ve learned a lot about productivity…

2020 is the Year of Equity

Equity is a process, rather than an outcome. It’s a way of behaving and working that consistently moves a company or…

How to Use Improvisation to Address Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Since childhood, we train our brains to categorize EVERYTHING: shapes, sizes, colors… because the recognition of…

8 Tips for Moderating a Stellar Panel Discussion

Panel discussions are a common tool for sharing multiple perspectives on the same topic. Often the highlight on…

Being “In-the-Moment” – Personally and Professionally

Recently, I had the privilege to talk with Dr. Ely Weinschneider, Psy.D., Psychologist and Relationship Expert at…

Hands Off The Mute Button During Conference Calls

 Let’s set the scene. You are on a conference call, everyone says a quick hello, the person in charge begins, and…

2019 is the Year of Disruption

I contend, disruption is not a bad word. And, the answer to disruption is improvisation. What if we stopped fearing…

Creative Constraint: Why Tighter Boundaries Propel Greater Results

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 12/7/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.…

Managing Tough Conversations: Here’s How to Have “That Talk” You Don’t Want to Have

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 10/17/17 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

5 Tactics to Get a Win at the Negotiating Table

It may be easier to pinpoint in your work life: prioritizing projects, haggling over salary or nailing down the…

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace: Here’s How You Can Influence Change

It’s a necessary ability to have in the workplace. The ability to differentiate. You’re constantly making decisions in…

Does Your Presentation Formula Need to be Revamped?

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 8/29/17 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

Can Improv Make Women Better Negotiators?

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 2/6/17 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.…

5 Ways to Get Stuff Done on a Multigenerational Team

Traditionalists. Baby Boomers. Generation-Xers. Millennials.

The Wrong Way to Do Change Management

Here are the most common mistakes that organizations make when they’re attempting to implement change and how you can…

Women and Executive Presence: 7 Strategies for Success

Are you a woman in leadership? Your desire is probably to keep right on truckin’ up that career ladder to bigger and…

Learn to Manage Change with the Right Attitude [Book Review]

Even good changes bring a certain amount of apprehension and stress. When it comes to change management, one of the…