Improv Gift: Viv and Johnnie’s Super Cool Cards

One of my favourite take-aways from the Applied Improv Network Conference was a set of the super cool cards Viv McWaters and Johnnie Moore co-created with designer Mary Campbell. The cards are all about “using serious playfulness to navigate uncertainty”, and they describe how Viv and Johnnie practice together in their Creative Facilitation work: We created these little cards to […]

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Game Versus Play

Harvesting another little tidbit amongst all the learnings I had at the Applied Improv Network Conference. This one from the opening session with Bernie DeKoven and Matt Weinstein, when Bernie talked about game community versus play community. In a game community the big question underneath is “is the player good enough to play”? And in […]

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Sharing Improv

I recently joined the online community that is the Applied Improvisation Network, a community of practitioners and clients who value the use of improvisation skills in organizations to improve relationships, increase authenticity, promote spontaneity, foster trust and build communities of practice. I’m no expect in improv but am borrowing from it more and more in […]

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