I really enjoyed a video I recently came across from TEDx Victoria. It was Improviser Dave Morris presenting what he coined, “The Ways of Improvisation”. In the video, he describes improvisation as a way of doing things that can be used in everyday life. He makes the clear distinction that improvisation is not a single thing, but rather a process that is followed.
I stood in front of the National Sales Team I managed and could feel the cynicism
staring back at me. Certain they knew the script, they braced themselves for the “start of the fiscal year motivational speech”—the speech delivered by every sales leader since the dawn of quotas. The basic format of the speech goes something like this: