If you are not creating a Living Organization, you are dying

August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

In the 21st century, if you are not becoming a Living Organization then you are a dying organization. In our MBA classes, in our management trainings, and even how we train and orient employees, we

Living From Your Soulful Purpose

November 11th, 2015|3 Comments

You can change your environment by adding play. Change your life by letting your soulful purpose steer the way.

Improv Skills Affecting the World View

June 23rd, 2013|Comments Off on Improv Skills Affecting the World View

"Create a circle facing out in your group of four. Close your eyes. When you hear the word, let your body take that image. Family!" I let my body tell me how to move. Twisted

What Would You Reveal to be REAL?

June 4th, 2013|Comments Off on What Would You Reveal to be REAL?

Today at a luncheon meeting, I spoke to about 30 business professionals about Applied Improv training for business and life skills. I wanted them to taste how effective it is to help them learn to

Speaking on My Feet

November 15th, 2012|Comments Off on Speaking on My Feet

I felt dread when I saw the scheduled speaker at Toastmasters this week. Her face was puffy with her hand and a wad of tissues smashed to her face. When she spoke, her voice was raspy,

Creating Relationships: An Improvisational Life

August 24th, 2012|Comments Off on Creating Relationships: An Improvisational Life

For years I performed with San Diego Playback Theatre and before that with the Mirth Meisters, a comedy improv troupe. What I learned in those years—both as a performer and as an instructor—is that there

Beyond Dating: An Intelligent, Comfortable Way to Relate

July 6th, 2012|Comments Off on Beyond Dating: An Intelligent, Comfortable Way to Relate

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone—we find it with another.        -Thomas Merton For many, dating is a dirty word. It brings back

Improv with the Visually Impaired

June 13th, 2012|Comments Off on Improv with the Visually Impaired

This week Norman and I had the pleasure of leading a team-building session for the Washington State Dept of Services for the Blind. Using Applied Improvisation, we had an hour and fifteen minutes to help

A New Relationship Again

April 24th, 2012|Comments Off on A New Relationship Again

What an amazing spring day! My neighbors have purple lilacs that are just starting to bloom and the smell is divine. All colors and shapes of tulips are popping out and I can imagine how

A Guest Blog That Made Me Cry: A Response to “Be My Valentine” Blog Last Week

February 14th, 2012|Comments Off on A Guest Blog That Made Me Cry: A Response to “Be My Valentine” Blog Last Week

Here is my side of the story. Jane often writes how much she appreciates me as a husband.  How open I am, how I can receive all the love she has to give and how

Be My Valentine

February 6th, 2012|Comments Off on Be My Valentine

Imagine how sweet it is to have someone who not only loves you just as you are, but lets your love in now matter how big it is. This someone knows his/her own worth enough

Flirting Made Easy: Beyond Flirting

January 30th, 2012|Comments Off on Flirting Made Easy: Beyond Flirting

Do you consider yourself a master flirter?  How about an OK flirter under the right circumstances? How about someone who has little clue of what flirting means? How long has it been since you last

Beyond Dating: Top 11 Ways Not To Relate

January 26th, 2012|Comments Off on Beyond Dating: Top 11 Ways Not To Relate

For anyone who ever has gone on a first date that has gone completely sour, feel free to add to this list. Top 11 Ways Not To Relate Discuss past significant others in great detail