Act Your Way to Workplace Success: 3 Rules

Sometimes the keys to workplace success can be found in the most unexpected places. Like on the stage. Back when I was an improv student, I came across this great blog post called The Perfect Actor. It was written by Mick Napier, who’s a legend on the Chicago comedy scene. He’s trained and directed thousands of comics, […]

Read More

Job Interviews: 10 Questions to Help You Stand Out From the Crowd

“Don’t hire anyone you wouldn’t want to run into in the hallway at three in the morning.” – Tina Fey, Bossypants This has always been my approach when interviewing people for a job. Not that my kind of work would have me roaming office hallways at 3 in the morning. (Much. I think I did […]

Read More

Lessons from Tina Fey

I’m getting a sense of deja vu from this article [link no longer available] about Tina Fey’s book, Bossypants. The author applies lessons from Fey’s book to business. Several of his points hit on things I discuss in my own book, including the “agreement” and “yes, and” concepts you learn in improv: Fey explains that the […]

Read More