For years, Business Improv’s innovative corporate training programs have helped professionals improve their communication, leadership, management, and team building skills. To learn more about our training, the positive effect our classes have had on our graduates, and how we can help your organization, we invite you to watch the videos and listen to the podcasts below, which feature Business Improv’s President and CEO, Bob Kulhan, as well as Core Faculty and Solutions Designers, Kate Duffy and Sean Monahan.

Return on Investment

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Watch this video to understand how Business Improv uses the behavioral sciences to understand how and why we make the decisions we do in real time and use improvisation for real world outcomes.

Perspective vs Agenda

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There is a huge difference between individual perspective and agenda. Watch the video to learn how improvisation can help your team share their individual perspectives while working as a team to achieve the common agenda.

Getting to Yes And

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What does it mean to be an Improvisational Leader? Watch our own Bob Kulhan explain this concept and how being an “Improvisational Leader” can help you become a better leader.

Contagious Energy

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Your energy, attitude, and presence are CONTAGIOUS. Watch our very own Bob Kulhan explain this and how you can help affect the energy and attitude of those around you.

Applying Yes And

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The concept of ‘Yes, And…’ is basically an ideation/collaboration tool. Watch our very own Bob Kulhan tell you more and how it can help you and your business.

Yes And

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Our very own Bob Kulhan helps explain the concept of “Yes, And” and how this simple listening skill can help you become a better leader.

The Introvert Entrepreneur – “Yes, And” and Beyond: A Conversation with Improv Pioneer Bob Kulhan

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Stand up in front of a group. No script. No prep. No rules. This is improv… in a way. It’s not quite as scary as that, even though that set-up is likely to send many an introvert running in the opposite direction. And in fact, what looks like a completely spontaneous improv situation actually DOES have rules, and there are ways to prepare yourself. Sure, there’s no script, but life doesn’t have a script, so who needs one? View whole story here.

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We’re often at a disadvantage when it comes to problem-solving because we think too fast, and our analytic brains shut off new ideas before they have even emerged. Improvisation, on the other hand, creates “a set of experiences that allow you to fine-tune and hone all of the necessary skills needed to think on your feet and simply react and adapt.” So says Bob Kulhan who has been studying, performing and teaching improv comedy for nearly two decades.

The Best Leaders Give Up the Reins

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Improvisational theater isn’t just for aspiring comedians and performers anymore. Improv classes and workshops are popping up in Seattle, Portland, Boise, Spokane and Eugene. Companies and business schools are taking notice. Reporter Julia Flucht is in one of these classes and reports on how the improv mindset can produce creative results beyond the stage. View whole story here.

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"You have made an impact on my life... We were doing things I thought I would never do, and that has provided at least a handful of different techniques and concepts that I will incorporate into my personal and professional life. Keep up the good work; your energies and enthusiasm are contagious!"

− Patrick O'Connor, President, Range Kleen

"I sincerely believe it was one of the best days from start to finish (educational events, sessions and entertainment) in the forty year history of SLLF. We heard wonderful things from all participants."

− Thomas H. Little, Director of Curriculum Development and Research, SLLF

"Bob from Business Improv was the icing on our cake this week! We called Bob in at the last minute and after spending roughly 30 minutes with my management staff and myself he was able to pull together a fabulous morning of learning. Practice will be the hard part, but he really laid the foundation on how communication is key and successful communication is essential. My field team enjoyed the activities and the feedback I received was that this was the highlight of their meetings. I highly recommend Business Improv. I personally cannot wait to work with them again!!"

− Karla Frieders, President of Steve Madden Retail, Steve Madden