Ace an Interview with Honesty

Be honest.  Whether on stage doing comedy or in an interview for a job, one of the best pieces of advice you can follow is to just be honest. Honesty for Humor In improv, one of the tendencies of newcomers is to “try to be funny.”  They get into a scene and instead of listening… Read more

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Talking Improv Wisdom, an Interview with Patricia Ryan Madson

Patricia Ryan Madson, author of one of my favorite books on improv, Improv Wisdom, has been teaching for more than four decades, with a quarter century of experience as a instructor in improvisation.  I talked with Patricia about her book and the value of improv in life and the workplace. To hear our discussion, check… Read more

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The Mind of a Funsmith, an Interview with Bernie DeKoven

Bernie DeKoven, Master Funsmith and author of DeepFun.com, JunkyardSports.com, and MajorFun.com, has over 40 years of experience with games and play for both kids and adults.  I sat down with Bernie to talk about the value of play, not only in the workplace, but in life in general. You can listen to the interview below… Read more

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Stupid Interview Questions

Stupid interview questions. Clever answers (from Ask a Manager): Q: If you could be a tree, what tree would you be? Anonymous said: “I’d much rather be on the other end. You know, a lumberjack.” Q: What type of animal are you most like? Rebecca said: “An E. Coli bacterium. Most people think I’m evil… Read more

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