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Turn every employee into a productive leader using improv techniques from the theater!
In the world of management, engagement is the name of the game. When workers interact with colleagues and truly “own” their work, productivity soars. Business Improv holds the secrets to turning employees into leaders by helping them think on their feet, handle crises, cooperate for success, and generate profitable business ideas. And it's all done using theater improvisation activities.
Based on the concept of experiential learning, Business Improv eschews the old practices of sitting workers down and subjecting them to a video or PowerPoint presentation on productivity best practices. People really learn when they're on their feet being challenged and empowered to learn new techniques through stimulating, meaningful, and fun processes.
Business Improv Activities provides 60 theater improv exercises you can use to get immediate and positive results. Learn how to:
- Attract and retain talent with a fun, challenging, and creative workplace environment
- Unleash untapped potential and create leaders, mentors, and innovative employees
- Develop individual skills that foster teamwork
- Cultivate leadership and improve decision making skills
- Enhance creative thinking abilities and refine brainstorming abilities
Workplace drama that's productive
The secret to business growth is right before your eyes--it's the creativity and innovation percolating in each one of your employees every minute of every day. How do you harness it to make it work for your organization? Business Improv
Based on the science of experiential learning, Business Improv uses improvisation activities from the theater to transform each employee into a great leader. The 75 hands-on activities in this proactive guide help you create an organization filled with people who: Engage with and own their work Generate creative ideas that drive profit Build innovative teams Solve problems effectively Make decisions with conviction Respond and adapt to change
With Business Improv, you have the one and only tool you need to facilitate real, lasting leadership skills in every employee.
About the Author
Val Gee is an instructional designer, an ordained priest, and a regular contributor to Training magazine.