About Rules I want you to know that all rules are made up. In Improv we have a few “rules”. I write that in quotes because they’re really just Mighty Good Suggestions. None of the rules of Improv are meant to be followed slavishly. For example: We say “Don’t ask...read more
Creating a team takes time and members often go through recognizable stages as they change from being a collection of strangers to a united group with common goals. The Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing model describes these stages. When you understand...read more
(Excerpt from my upcoming book Wing It & Win) We’re constantly listening to the little voice in our head. The one that says, “Who are you to say?” and “Remember what happened last time you tried that?” Occasionally, in moments of triumph, it says, “I am awesome at...read more
(Excerpt from my upcoming book Wing It & Win) Nearly all of the great personal development books, speakers, and religions mention that one of the best ways to Be in the world is to be present. Living Now in the current moment, without fretting about the past or...read more
I know you.
I know the feeling you have.
You want to be more.
There is this niggling feeling under your skin, in your soul, that says you were destined for more than this.
Through some recent coaching, deep thinking, and business strategy conversations, I have come to realize that I have been living a lie. At least, I’ve been running my business as if I were someone else. The short version of my history is that for the first half...read more
If you ask a bunch of people, “What inspires you?” you’ll get a lot of different answers. Some people are inspired by great leaders or people that have overcome challenges. Some love great art. Some are inspired to do great work by their kids. I am...read more
I’ve developed a rule/aphorism because of two different life situations. On Stage The first was in Improv. In a scene, you’ll often see two characters talking and, in order to fulfill some unspoken rule about always needing conflict, they’re yelling...read more