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Business Lessons from Improv

By: Eris Weaver | Date: January 19, 2012 | Categories: Art, Play, and Creativity

I was really tickled to come across this list of Improv Tricks That Will Make You a Better Business Person.  One of my declarations – “Don’t work at it, play with it!” – comes from the life lessons I’ve learned from years of studying, practicing, performing,and teaching improv. Stop for a moment and think of […]

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The First Follower

By: Eris Weaver | Date: August 24, 2011 | Categories: Art, Play, and Creativity, Leadership

I love this little video.  (The narration is transcribed here.) I get two big lessons from this. First, if you are going to be a leader, you need to BE EASY TO FOLLOW. If what you are doing is too difficult or complicated, it will be too hard for folks to understand you and join […]

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More on Play

By: Eris Weaver | Date: April 29, 2010 | Categories: Art, Play, and Creativity

>Garr Reynolds (author of Presentation Zen, one of my favorite books) has compiled some great thoughts, images, and video snippets on the importance of play.

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>Don’t Work At It, Play With It!

By: Eris Weaver | Date: March 3, 2010 | Categories: Uncategorized

>One of my favorite recent reads is Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project. She embarked on a year-long quest to become a happier person. As I am a sometimes snarky, often irritated, highly critical person, the idea of instigating a similar project for myself was somewhat appealing. (It was especially appealing to my wife!) So I have […]


By: Eris Weaver | Date: October 2, 2009 | Categories: Uncategorized

>Whether you are an entrepreneur promoting your business or an activist promoting a cause, success depends upon the ability to present your message with confidence and ease. Memorizing speeches or preparing PowerPoint slides can only take you so far. When you run into a potential lead or client in an unexpected place and time, you […]


By: Eris Weaver | Date: September 23, 2009 | Categories: Uncategorized

>Whenever I give a talk – even just a 30-second elevator speech – folks ask me how I got so comfortable with public speaking. They ask if I can recommend a class in public speaking, or if they should join Toastmasters. What I tell them is that improvisation classes are what did it for me. […]

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