Five rules for Improv

Yesterday, Prof. Mike Askew spoke about the Wisdom of Improv at CPX in Melbourne.

He shared 6 rules of improvisation that I think you will agree can apply to more than just that:
1. Always accept offerings
2. Make the other person look good
3. Listen and be attentive

4. Spontaneity (not pre-planning)
5. Fail joyfully
6. Trust others

Have you done each of these once today?

See more about the morning here.

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Great advice! There's a book that gives clear examples of how these principles work. It's available as an E-book download too. Check out IMPROV WISDOM: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up. By Patricia Ryan Madson. Available on