Improvising teaches you to listen, to build on others’ ideas. To notice the unspoken and bring it to light. To break the routine and value the input of others.
Here are some lessons from improvising from Forbes and the Dean of the Management School at Boston College.
And a reasoned argument from Eran Thomson about how improv is great for Millennials (in response to a Simon Sinek interview about the entitled generation).
Improv is part of every offsite I run – because of the reasons outlined, and because it’s an immensely satisfying to align teams, create a common vision and collaborate effectively.