Category Archive for: Improvisation

Improvisation and Innovation

According to Wikipedia Innovation is defined simply as a “new idea, device, or method”. However, innovation is often also viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs, or existing market need” While Wikipedia defines Improvisation as a “broad term referring to the process of devising an atypical method to solving…

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Improvisation and Introverts

I deliver improvisation skill sessions to a variety of corporate clients in order to support innovation and collaborative thinking within teams and departments. For the vast majority of participants it will be their first experience of improvisation. Their only frame of reference is likely to be episodes of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” and they…

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Improvisation and Recovery

The comedian Russell Brand recently launched and hosted ‘Give It Up for Comic Relief’ an all-star gig to raise money for people in the UK affected by drug and alcohol addiction. As a recovering addict himself Russell is passionate about raising the awareness of abstinence based recovery from drug or alcohol addiction and speaks candidly about his own journey.…

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Improvisation and Learning

Our mainstream education system is based on an industrial model of mass produced learning. We compel lively and inquisitive young people to sit in rows and be “educated” according to an outdated and rigid curriculum. In essence children have their minds filled with information and are regularly tested on their ability to retrieve this information…

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