What is Applied Improvisation?

When clients hear that my training includes applied improvisation, they often have no idea what I'm talking about or immediately fear the worst. They worry that it means their employees will have to tell jokes, will be forced to do silly exercises, or will have to do some form of trust fall. Applied improv is none of the above. At… Continue Reading >

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2014 Best Training Program Winner: Kiewit

The 2014 Learned Me Good Award for Best Training Program goes to... Kiewit! Jill had this to say about Kiewit's training program: I have to admit that, being a cowgirl at heart, I was influenced by the rodeo.  What a creative and exciting way to reward employees for acquiring these new skills and being able to ride… Continue Reading >

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Humor at Work: An AIN Practitioner!

I've been accepted as a "qualified Applied Improvisation Network practitioner!" The Applied Improvisation Network is a community of practitioners and clients who value the use of improvisation skills to improve organizations. It's composed of hundreds of practicing improvisers from around the world, using improv in business, healthcare, education and more. As a qualified AIN practitioner… Continue Reading >

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The 2013 Learned Me Good Award for Best Training Program goes to... Miami Children's Hospital! Chip had this to say about MCH's training program: "Anything that helps better service those in real need deserves more than a pat on the back...they need real acknowledgement." --Chip Here's the nomination for MCH: Organization: Miami Children’s Hospital (site)… Continue Reading >

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Learned Me Good Award for Best Training Program

The finalists for the 2013 Learned Me Good Award for Best Training Program are: Organization: Miami Children’s Hospital (site) Submitted by Stacy MCH surgeons, physicians, and doctors have access to a “help me” button that gives them just-in-time access to video, audio, and checklist solutions via tablets and smartphones for any one of the top… Continue Reading >

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