Lead Like an Improviser: Flexibility, Influence and Change

Women Tech 2023 Global Conference Let’s talk Improvisation – I’m passionate about what improv brings to the business…

3 High Impact Skills for Facilitating Virtual Team Meetings

Facilitation isn't just for trainers anymore. We all need to think of ourselves as facilitators.  As we move through a…

The Physical Secret to Speaking With Confidence

When we originally published the following blog in 2014, none of us were taking part in as many virtual meetings as we…

7 Skills Improv Teaches You About Managing Change

While this article was originally published in 2018, the advice stands the test of time. Plus, we would underline the…

Humanity

This article was originally published in early 2022, and we still believe it’s still a timely and relevant discussion.…

Presence is Seen, Not Said

3 Techniques to Improve How You Show Up Presence, and how we are perceived, is much more about what is seen, than what…

The 15-Minute, 6-Step Solution for Delivering the Best Presentations

Our Presentation Skill process is designed to help you discover your own personal speaking style and develop/enhance…

Letter to a Young Professional Returning to Work

Letter to a Young Professional Returning to Work

5 Reminders to Help You Navigate Any Workplace  Your first day at work may not have been that different from the day…

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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…

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…

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…