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How Improv Can Make You A Better Leader

Second City, Chicago’s renowned comedy school and theater, shows that the funny business translates to your own business far more than you’d expect.

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Yes, And… 5 More Lessons In Improv-Ing Collaboration And Creativity With Second City

Second City execs Tom Yorton and Kelly Leonard do not claim their new book Yes, And will teach you how to become a world-class comedian.

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What Improv Can Teach You About Holding Onto New Hires

Your onboarding program sucks. Here are tips on keeping your new recruits on their toes, from the masters of improv.

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The Desperate Need For Authenticity

I had the privilege of representing Second City Works (SCW) at the Training 2016 conference this week, and a single 3-minute conversation will stay with me for quite some time.

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Just Listen

We had a client call this week for an event Second City Works is doing in New York City in a couple of months.

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New Year’s Resolution: “Know Your Audience, Know Your Talent”

The turn of a new year is always a wonderful time to take stock of lessons learned from the previous year and to celebrate accomplishments.

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Relinquishing Power: The Hidden Strength Of “I Don’t Know”

So…I went to Harvard. But honestly, I’m not being modest when I say, I’m not that smart.

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Cultivating Success

Before I came to the big city, I lived in a small town.

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Judgement-Less Creativity

Remember make believe? As kids, the world is a game.

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