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Keep On Keeping On

Written on February 3rd, 2016 by in Inspiration

Anyone chasing and eventually achieving a dream faces what I call the "Idiot/Genius" syndrome with the people around them. One of Chris Pratt's recent Instagram posts made me think of this (below). In short: All those crazy things you do NOW - the things you go without, the dream you try to describe that nobody understands, ...

Using Improv To Create Business Conversations And Connections

Written on October 30th, 2015 by in Business Networking, Improv

Chicago Improv Festival Business Networking Mark J Carter Jonathan Pitts

 During one of my Idea Climbing interviews with Jonathan Pitts, the founder of the The Chicago Improv Festival! (the largest improv festival in the world) we were discussing how to create great networking conversations and connections. Which lead to the question “What’s the difference between just meeting someone and actually networking with or learning from ...

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