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Our Current Programs 

Looking for more information on the signature program options that we can bring to your teams or staff?

Or want to join one of our quarterly options on your own?  

Check out the details below, and let us know if you'd like us to work with you to design something unique. 

Nice to (re)Meet You

Bringing your remote workers together for a first or infrequent face-to-face program and want a fun and interactive program to help break the ice and get them to make some in-person memories and bonds? We have developed the perfect program for our remote workers who need to (re)meet each other!

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Network Spider

Networking can feel creepy or terrifying to so many people – how do we even start and how do we connect to and build our network in a way that is genuine, organic, and builds real connections?  Bring us in to teach your team about the Network Spider. This is a program focused on the practical: identifying your network, creating individualized plans for expanding and developing that network, and learning and practicing some of the skills of rainmaking and building your book of business through experiential collaborative activities.

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TtT: Applied Improv

The most fun train the trainer experience you could have: learning the basics of improv comedy, applied improv, and designing and delivering experiential programs. Improv is for everyone, and we are not interested in hiding the joyful secrets to our success in experiential facilitation – let us teach your trainers how to make your trainings memorable, engaging, fun, and unique! (As a heads-up: this one is a 2-day program; we will work with you on the best scheduling for your team).

Stand up for Success

Whenever I tell someone that I do stand-up, their response tends to be “you’re so brave.”

I’m a “small-town” comic, but the skills I have learned from doing stand-up have helped me embrace and step-over so many of my fears, helping me become a confident public speaker and engaged conversationalist and team member, finding my “personal failure support network,” and comfortable jumping into new experiences.

And these skills can be learned and carried forward by other people as well.  Let’s laugh together and learn about fear, failure, support, and bravery!  (Multiple formats for this program are available; contact us for more information and the right structure for your group or team.)

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Applied Improv for Career Development

Ever heard about improv comedy and the power of “yes, and”?

The base skills of improv comedy as utilized in our lives, careers, and personal development become “Applied Improv,” and when we twist those to our career development, we find out how to collaborate, tackle even tricky interviews and networking situations, become comfortable speaking with people in a wide variety of settings, and build the confidence to tackle our professional development in a creative and unique way.  Let’s build your career skills together!

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Applied Improv for Professional School Success

Set up your students for success from the start.

A perfect orientation week program to enunciate and practice the skills and values they will need to succeed not just in their professional development while enrolled, but in their careers when they go forward.  We visit topics like collaboration, creative problem solving, asking for help, setting goals, strong communication, ferocious listening, and resilience, all in an interactive and engaging 2-hour program. 

This program is customizable for your student community.  Contact us to discuss specific needs and requests.

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Un-Awkward Networking

Are in-person networking experiences feeling awkward, overwhelming, boring, or you need to teach a group of professional students the skills of networking in a real-life experience?

We’ve spent some time coming up with a networking event that you can drop into your professional school setting, alumni event, chamber of commerce, etc., based in applied improv that helps attendees make as many connections as possible in a highly interactive program that allows attendees to laugh, play, and leave with a whole new crew of contacts!

Storytelling: First Person Powerful

Studies show that organizations with leaders who are strong storytellers have team members who are connected to their workplace and their work's purpose.  In addition, we can connect to others as a sales person, student looking for a job, fundraiser, or even a neighbor by being willing and able to share a story.  It is also the base skill behind being confident and comfortable public speakers.  Storytelling is a powerful, compelling, humanizing skill, and we will work together to learn, activate, and become comfortable with our inner storyteller.

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Bespoke Programs

Does your organization have a highly specific training or professional development need and aren't sure how to tackle it?

We have designed & delivered programs on topics including:

·       Contract Negotiation

·       Marketing Strategy

·       Etiquette: A-Z

·       Interview Skills

·       Leadership Communication Skills

·       & a wide assortment of other professional-development topics

We'd be more than happy to work with you on the development and delivery of the right training for your team's success.

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The Innovative Mindset

Offered quarterly in small cohorts, The Innovative Mindset is a 4-session (8 total hours) program designed to help attendees tap into their creative problem-solver, shut down the "instant no," find more room for collaboration and new connections, and help train our brains to get out of the thought-ruts we've carved for ourselves in order to make space for innovation! 

Interactive, experiential program.

Available for specialized, private programs as well.

Sign up to be alerted when registration opens for the next cohort.

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Mini Manager Camp

Do you find yourself managing a team or a department for the first time without the necessary onboarding training as to what that actually means?  Or want to refresher about manager 101 skills to help bring your abilities up a level?

Welcome to Mini Manager Camp!

Offered quarterly in small cohorts, Mini Manager Camp is a 6-session (12 total hours) program designed to help you figure out where the fires are and how to put them out, how to support your team and yourself, and how to not be one of those managers that makes people want to quit.

Interactive, experiential program.

Available for specialized, private programs as well.

Sign up to be alerted when registration opens for the next cohort.

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