Norm shares his experiences in Improv and how is relates to life and business. Improv is an excellent way to learn how to react to life and the principle of "Yes and" is powerful for creating new ideas and collaborating.
Take away: Take the first step there is nothing to be afraid of.
Action step: Where can you use "Yes and"?
Money Learnings: Norm grew up in a blue collar family and learned to work hard from an early age. His parents taught him that he could do anything he wanted.
Norm Laviolette is the co-founder and CEO of Improv Asylum, He has performed, directed or produced more than 10,000 improvisational comedy shows on three continents. He brings the experience of building companies from the ground up into multi-million dollar businesses. His new book, The Art of Making Sh!t Up: How to Work Together to Become an Unstoppable Powerhouse
, describes how the techniques of improv can transform teams into more powerful, creative and healthy organizations.
Norm learned to be funny from a young age.
The first step to greatness is sucking.
People don't think about us as much as we think they do.
Why take an improv class?
Creating ownership of ideas.
Creating a team to work in a pressurized environment.
Expanding the pool of great ideas.
Building thicker skin.
Don't provide attention to the 1-2% who don't support your ideas.
The book - The Art of Making Sh!t Up.
The power of laughter.
The voice in your head that holds you back.
The domino theory.
Nobody knows anything, including me.
The numbers behind the business.
How do you value yourself in the market?
Be in the groove, not the rut.
Book on Amazon
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