The Applied Improv Network — AIN — is a professional association of practitioners who apply elements of improvisational theater to their work. This video from the world AIN conference captures my talk on how applied improv practitioners are well positioned to be a trusted advisor to senior executives.
I attended a TEDGlobal conference themed “Radical Openness.” There, I had the opportunity to share my passion for Argentine tango in a short TED Talk. I was known as the “tango lady” for the remainder of the event and discovered that talking about personal passions is the fastest way to befriend strangers. Here, you can watch my TED Talk, read the transcript, and get the backstory.
This blog continues to explore the end-to-end process of crafting and leading an outstanding leadership offsite. Once you have understood the context and objectives, it is time to move on to design. The design has three important dimensions to consider: Substance, structure, and style. This post addresses the substance dimension and borrows from systems thinking to determine inputs, offsite modules, and outputs.
I was struck by the muses while waiting at the San Francisco Airport to record this on-the-go video with a simple message: Management consultants are in great demand because they develop skills and adopt practices that you too can develop and adopt — pick and choose from their playbook. Here, you can watch the video and read the transcript.