Introduction: Your Biggest Problem at Work and the Most Unexpected Solution
Chapter One: Yes! Space--The First Secret of Improvisation
Chapter Two: Building Blocks--The Second Secret of Improvisation
Chapter Three: Team Equity--The Third Secret of Improvisation
Chapter Four: Oops to Eureka!--The Fourth Secret of Improvisation
Conclusion: Practice. Then Celebrate!
About the Author
Karen Hough, founder and CEO of ImprovEdge, was a senior sales executive for many years. She also has been a professional improviser and actor for twenty years, training at Chicago's legendary Second City.
“Improvisation isn’t just key to the comedy business—it can be a
key to any business. Karen brings classic improv principles to the
world of business with great intelligence and humor.”
—Steve Bodow, Co-Executive Producer and former head writer, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and seven-time Emmy Award winner
“Hough does an amazing job of explaining how to translate the energy of an improv troupe from the stage to the workplace. The impact is both practical and powerful, not to mention fun.”
—Jerry Stritzke, President and Chief Operating Officer, Coach
“I am responsible for the development of 60,000 leaders at US Bank and have not seen any approach that provides a better context for individual, team, and organizational development.”
—Sonny Randall, Leadership Development Manager, US Bank, and President, Central Ohio Chapter, ASTD