• How techniques used by improv actors can be applied to business
• “That audience is often drunk and yelling at them”
The laughter of an audience at a comedy improv keeps comedians going. But those warriors of the standup wars are also using techniques that can help business leaders be more effective.
So says Norm Laviolette, who has been performing, directing or producing live comedy for more than 20 years. His new book, “The Art of Making Sh!t Up: How to Work Together to Become an Unstoppable Powerhouse,” describes how the techniques of improv can transform teams into more powerful, creative and healthy organizations.
Listen to Norm Laviolette in this week’s exclusive CVBT Audio Interview Podcast:
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(Total recorded time is 31:31)
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• The authority on being agile in marketing offers tips, examples and ideas
(Total Recorded Time is 23:48)
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