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science of improv

Ethics and Compliance: A Method for Insight and Action
Thoughts

Ethics and Compliance: A Method for Insight and Action

Comedy grabs the attention and improv improves the action.

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Ai-jen Poo, Caring Across Generations - Improvisation for Care
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Ai-jen Poo, Caring Across Generations - Improvisation for Care

Kelly talks to activist, author and co-director of Caring Across Generations about Second…

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Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, Improvisation and Alzheimer’s - The Long Hello
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Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, Improvisation and Alzheimer’s - The Long Hello

Kelly connects with Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter whose story of using improvisational…

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Max Weinberg, The E Street Band - Chemistry, Comedy and Being in the Band
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Max Weinberg, The E Street Band - Chemistry, Comedy and Being in the Band

Kelly swaps stories with legendary drummer Max Weinberg of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street…

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Kelly McGonigal, Stanford University - The Upside of Stress
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Kelly McGonigal, Stanford University - The Upside of Stress

Kelly talks to Stanford University psychologist and acclaimed TEDtalk Speaker Kelly McGonigal about…

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Lisa Bodell, Future Think - Why Simple Wins
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Lisa Bodell, Future Think - Why Simple Wins

Kelly connects with the CEO of Futurethink and author of “Why Simple Wins,”…

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Friederike Fabritius, Neuropsychologist - The Leading Brain
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Friederike Fabritius, Neuropsychologist - The Leading Brain

Kelly digs into the powerful science based strategies for achieving peak performance with…

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Jim Jacoby and Scott Miller, ADMCI - Rediscovering Craftsmanship
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Jim Jacoby and Scott Miller, ADMCI - Rediscovering Craftsmanship

Kelly talks to two entrepreneurs, Jim Jacoby and Scott Miller, who have joined forces to…

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Katie Watson, Northwestern University - Medical Improv
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Katie Watson, Northwestern University - Medical Improv

Kelly talks to Katie Watson, a teacher of bioethics, law and medical humanities…

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Dacher Keltner, UC Berkeley - The Power Paradox
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Dacher Keltner, UC Berkeley - The Power Paradox

Kelly connects with Berkeley professor Dacher Keltner, author of “The Power Paradox.” Keltner’s…

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Improvisation in a Crisis? The Science Says Yes (And)
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Improvisation in a Crisis? The Science Says Yes (And)

Improvisation is an orientation towards the unexpected and a practice in navigating complex human interactions…

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Dr. Keith Sawyer, University of North Carolina - Tapping Group Genius
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Dr. Keith Sawyer, University of North Carolina - Tapping Group Genius

Kelly talks to creativity scholar Dr. Keith Sawyer whose experience working with improvisational…

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Adam Alter, “Irresistible” - Welcome to the Age of Behavioral Addiction
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Adam Alter, “Irresistible” - Welcome to the Age of Behavioral Addiction

Kelly is joined by Adam Alter, Professor at NYU Stern School of Business; best-selling author…

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Adam Grant, Wharton School - Originals
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Adam Grant, Wharton School - Originals

It’s our 50th episode! Kelly celebrates by talking to the great and smart Adam Grant,…

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Tina Seelig, Stanford – Insight Out
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Tina Seelig, Stanford – Insight Out

Kelly talks to Tina Seelig, a professor at Stanford’s Department of Management Science and Engineering…

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Nicholas Epley, The Center for Decision Research – Behavioral Science Meets Improvisation
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Nicholas Epley, The Center for Decision Research – Behavioral Science Meets Improvisation

Kelly talks with Nicholas Epley about The Booth Schools of Business and their…

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