Kelly connects with Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter whose story of using improvisational techniques as a way to care for a relative with Alzheimer’s was featured on a memorable episode of “This American Life.”
Kelly swaps stories with legendary drummer Max Weinberg of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. They talk about Max’s time in a pit band on Broadway, auditioning for Bruce, connecting with Conan O’Brien and giving Charlie Watts an amazing gift.
Kelly talks to Stanford University psychologist and acclaimed TEDtalk Speaker Kelly McGonigal about her book “The Upside of Stress” and the cutting edge research that shows us how a healthy use of stress can make us happier and more productive.
Kelly connects with the CEO of Futurethink and author of “Why Simple Wins,” Lisa Bodell. They explore simple techniques to help organizations embrace change and increase their capability for innovation.
Kelly talks to Jim Jacoby and Scott Miller, who have joined forces to create the American Design and Master Craft Initiative, a venture that supports innovation at the deepest level. Their first project: The Bienville Legacy, a motorcycle...
Kelly talks to Katie Watson, a teacher of bioethics, law and medical humanities at Northwestern. Katie has been improvising since 1997 and has been an adjunct faculty member at The Second City Training Center. She has created “Medical Improv” – an...
Kelly connects with Berkeley professor Dacher Keltner, author of “The Power Paradox.” Keltner’s research provides surprising insights into how we gain and lose power. He also provides He also consulted on the Pixar smash “Inside Out.”
Kelly talks to creativity scholar Dr. Keith Sawyer whose experience working with improvisational troupes in Chicago in the 1990’s led to a lifelong fascination with the science of how we use improvisation to create original and innovative ideas.
Kelly talks with Nicholas Epley about The Booth Schools of Business and their new collaboration with Second City Works, as well as insights from Nick’s book Mindwise and other studies into human behavior.