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The Improvisation Edge: Secrets to Building Trust and Radical Collaboration at Work

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  • Title: The Improvisation Edge: Secrets to Building Trust and Radical Collaboration at Work
  • Author: Karen Hough
  • ISBN: 9781605095851
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback

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The Improvisation Edge: Secrets to Building Trust and Radical Collaboration at Work

About "Karen Hough"

  1. Karen Hough

    Karen Hough is the Founder CEO of ImprovEdge, and the author of The Improvisation Edge Secrets to Building Trust and Radical Collaboration at Work Her book was a 1 Bestseller on and also made the Top 25 Business Books on 800 CEO READ ImprovEdge received the silver Stevie International Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year 2012 for Women in Business She has been using improvisation as an engaging learning tool for business for over 12 years, is the recipient of the Athena Powerlink Award for outstanding woman owned business, the author of the Yes Deck, in addition to articles and blogs Karen is working on her second book which will be published in 2014, Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever Break the Rules, Make Mistakes and Win Them Over She speaks nationally on diversity, negotiation, leadership, sales, presentation and women s issues She trained with Chicago s Second City and enjoyed a career in stage and film, performing in over 100 live and filmed productions Her next life involved working as a successful executive in network engineering for many years, and finally she became an entrepreneur ImprovEdge has a presence in six cities nationwide and a client list including ESPN, Turner Broadcasting, Coach, OhioHealth, Jones Day and Nationwide Insurance to name a few She is a graduate of Yale University and La Sorbonne, Paris IV, and she lives with her husband and three children in Ohio.

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  1. Building on a combination of appreciative inquiry and improvisation, Karen Hough makes suggestions for how to improve trust and collaboration in a work environment The analogy of an improvisation troupe was interesting, I thought, and a good perspective for managers trying to get groups to stretch their thinking.The concept of Yes, and to aid in brainstorming and problem solving was probably the best idea I came away with the exercise of letting an idea breathe and attempting to build on it befo [...]


  2. This book examines how skills in improv can improve your ability to build trust and collaborate in creative ways The main tenants are accept other s suggestions, explore and build on those suggestions, everyone contributes, and use mistakes as a platform She also emphasizes how play is crucial to creativity.All of these ideas are good, and all are very basic to stage improvisation Yes, and is the first thing you learn in improv classes, and that is the first half of the book The first half Unfor [...]


  3. A good book that relates how improv can help in one s career It provides some practical advice as to how to be spontaneous, creative, and brave I would have rated it higher if it would have been written for a wider audience I felt like it was written for mid level office workers I still would recommend it to you.V


  4. Just the right tone to introduce the improv mindset to folks using it for a serious purpose Karen Hough introduces the core concepts of applied improv with examples of both real life case studies and a few sample exercises to make it real It s an easy read at only 150 pages, but it s full of powerful soundbites to stealthily introduce the concepts to the workplace in order to make good practice part of the daily vernacular and practice.


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