The pandemic has improvisers from all over connecting online to connect virtually with our altered spontaneous play. We're improvising in scenes, but also doing the best we can to "yes and" our reality.
Great improvisers are great listeners, great supporters, and great collaborators. So many improvisers know that improv helped make them the wonderful people that they are.
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As improvisers, we only know one joke; it goes something like this... "185 ____ walk into a bar. The bartender says, 'we don't serve ____. And the _____ say, something funny." You fill in the blank, and we'll fill in the something funny. Now, can we get a suggestion...?
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If Blake was speaking to be improvisers, this is what he'd say. But improvisers aren't the only ones who benefit from collaboration. Why do you think so many sales people bring in improv facilitators to help them out? Maybe they should change their own mantra.
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Learning a new skill as an adult can sometimes be difficult and even frustrating. This is something I tell my students. Often we don't even realize we're doing this. It's important to check in with ourselves. What challenges us today, might not challenge us tomorrow. Be kind to yourself.