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improve it! Podcast – Developing Teams and Leaders Through Play, Improv & Experiential Learning

Aug 19, 2020

“It’s time my failed it! fam to get those “PITS UP.” In a world where we can easily allow ourselves to get down in the dumps, it’s also easy to remember that we are not alone. In fact, SO many people, leaders and teams are struggling with keeping not only their morale high- but keeping the morale and collaboration of their teams raised in a time in our world where there seem to be fall after fall.” -Erin Diehl

Question Failed It! Fam: As you continue to work from home - how do you make your zoom time count toward creating a culture of collaboration, creativity and connection?! Well, if you’re unsure how to answer that, then push play to hear our host Erin provide five tangible tips on how to effectively collaborate with your teams in this virtual environment.

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About Erin Diehl:

Erin Diehl is the founder and Chief “Yes, And” officer of improve it! and host of the failed it! Podcast. She’s a performer, facilitator and professional risk-taker who lives by the mantra, “get comfortable with the uncomfortable.” Through a series of unrelated dares, Erin has created improve it!, a unique professional development company that pushes others to laugh, learn and grow. Her work with clients such as United Airlines, PepsiCo, Groupon, Deloitte, Motorola, Walgreens, and The Obama Foundation earned her the 2014 Chicago RedEye Big Idea Award and has nominated her for the 2015-2019 Chicago Innovations Award.

This graduate from Clemson University is a former experiential marketing and recruiting professional as well as a veteran improviser from the top improvisational training programs in Chicago, including The Second City, i.O. Theater, and The Annoyance Theatre.

When she is not playing pretend or facilitating, she enjoys running by the lake and patio dinners with her husband and son, and their eight pound toy poodle, BIGG Diehl.

You can follow the failed it! Podcast on Instagram and facebook, and you can follow Erin here on Instagram. We can’t wait to connect with you online!