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Turn Stressful Projects Into Fun Experiences By Using Improv

Written on May 25th, 2016 by in Event Planning, Events, Improv

Chicago Improv Festival Mark J Carter

If you work in the event world you know about the behind-the-scenes stress involved with making a major event look “effortless”.  If you manage projects you know that big projects involve issues behind the scenes that the public doesn’t see.  In both cases there’s a high potential for stress and a high potential for success ...

A Problem Is An Opportunity To Create Collaboration

Written on April 26th, 2016 by in Idea Climbing, Mentoring

Light Bulb Cartoon 2

There are a lot of ways to go about problem solving, goal setting and achieving success.  For the longest time I’ve been focused on “finding the problem you need to solve RIGHT NOW and then solving it” (both for my life and when I share advice about mentoring).  That’s a great start and I’ve recently ...

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