The Improvised Leader is Better Than You Think

February 17, 2016

Show up at any improv course and you’ll learn rule #1: The rule of agreement. Player One might say: This is the biggest fish I’ve ever caught. Player Two could reply: Yes, and it’s very smelly! Agreeing that the fish is big and offering ‘smelly’ helps build the scene. Insisting instead that the fish is not big, risks stumping Player…

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An Entrepreneur is Like a Great Tanguero (a.k.a. tango dancer)

April 8, 2009

So you might readily agree that one could draw parallels between tango and sex. I go so far as to say there are parallels between tango and business and specifically that there are common characteristics between tango dancers and entrepreneurs. And it has nothing to do with sex. Hear me out. For starters, is there any dance more complicated to…

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Dancing in the Moment

January 20, 2009

I used to strap on tango shoes and “dance in the moment’ for real two or three times a week. I loved the sensation of moving around the dance floor with a graceful and skilled partner. And I endeavour to dance in the moment metaphorically in my professional life every time I coach someone in life/ business. It seems this…

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