Experience A New Approach To Training, Team Building and Leadership Development
 
The Improv Advantage is an international leader in coaching and training events and workshops to organizations and individuals in the areas of leadership, executive presence, public speaking and team building and agility using the technique of applied improvisation as the core tool.  These multi-disciplinary techniques not only produce a behavior change, they actually "retrain the brain".  This new way of thinking is what produces sustainable results.

Do you want to get the edge in today’s changing business environment?  As of 2015 the millennial worker will be the largest generational influence in the workplace. The reality of our times requires individuals and organizations to radically change the way they operate in order to not only be competitive but to thrive.

With change being the only constant these days, it stands to reason that the same old training and leadership development programs we’ve come to rely on are no longer effective. That’s where we can help. Build an agile self directed team or become an agile leader. 

Why Use Improv Techniques?

Improvisation is about change and transformation.  The purpose of most training programs is to create a behavior change in the participants.  Traditional training methods provide information about how to do things differently which impacts what the learner “knows” but may not automatically change the behavior.  Creating change is about breaking a pattern and improv based learning helps people to break patterns in order to respond in new ways and influence others to do the same. By using applied improvisation techniques, learners will actually understand and experience the desired change and the result that follow.  This experiential learning helps to break a pattern and change the way a person thinks.  The result is new skills and behaviors that can and will be immediately utilized in the workplace. 

“The power of improv as a training tool resides in it’s experiential nature or the ability to connect people to their intuition, their bodies, their intellect and each other. The links to the bottom line become clearer and clearer.” —Thiagi

What Are The Results?

Improvisational skills help optimize behavior change and enhance performance and awareness in core competencies such as:

  • Emotional Intelligence, Active Listening
  • Effective Communication and Collaboration
  • Innovation, Ideation, Creativity
  • Superior Team Building
  • Inspiration, Influence, Discovery
  • Taking action in the face of uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Risk Taking and Resourcefulness
  • Agility--ability to adapt quickly

Traditional training gives learners the “what” as in “this is what to do”.  Improv based training gives learners the “how” as in “this is how you make this change” internally as well as externally and the “why” as in “this is what’s in it for you.

These are the results that provide high ROI for your training dollars and positively impact your bottom line. So see why Blue Cross, General Motors, Remax and over one hundred satisfied clients have chosen The Improv Advantage to help their corporations become leaders in their chosen fields.          

How We Work

We offer fully customized programs based on your learning objectives, participants and desired length of training.   As a truly international company we will travel to your location in the United States, Canada or anywhere in the world. Contact us for a free consultation to discuss your needs and find out how The Improv Advantage can benefit your organization.   

 

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