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

Mar 10, 2021

“So just be self aware if you love what you're doing within a corporate setting and figure out how you can be the best that you can be in serve in the best way and develop your skills and talents, to be able to take this company to the next level, the next level, the next level.” - Myles Berrio


What challenges or setbacks have you gone through to get to where you are today? What helped you get through them?

Failed it! Fam, grab your notebooks, and give a warm welcome to the most selfless, and inspiring light - Myles Berrio. He is here to guide us through lessons on servant leadership, personal development and developing a mindset that helps you no matter what circumstances life throws your way.

Myles is a published author, renowned photographer, and real estate investor who has endured many new setbacks as a new amputee from a drunk driving head on collision. Listen in as he shares his own experience of how failure is part of the process. Today’s episode will shine light on one incredible thing we all possess – our mindset. He inspires us to think if we can truly shift it to a positive place, how we will use our mentality to lead and serve others.

In today’s episode, Myles talks to us about:

  • The physical and emotional scars from his drunk driving collision and how he has preserved through


  • Failure, and why preparing to fail is a game changer


  • The importance of your mindset when it comes to overcoming failures and set backs


Links from show discussions:


  • Books/Audio by Tony Robbins, Jim Roan, John C. Maxwell, Darren Hardy, Les Brown
  • Follow Erin Diehl (@keepinitrealdieh) and improve it! (@learntoimproveit) On Instagram
  • Text Myles at 706-814-2821 if you’d like to chat with him


About the Guest: Myles Berrio is a published author, renowned photographer and real estate investor. Having started his entrepreneurial journey in college to escape from working 3 jobs as a full-time student, Myles has learned the art of, “It’s not about what happens to you but what you do with what has happens to you.” Having been the personal photographer for celebrities, the official photographer for commercial brands like UberEATS and Netflix, traveling the globe to countries like Belize, Malaysia, Singapore, Canada and many more, generating $100,000 in 6 months investing in real estate during the COVID pandemic, Myles continues to endure through failures and setbacks as a new amputee from a drunk driving head on collision. Myles is a father, a husband, mentor and more importantly a friend that encourages and empowers.


About the Host: 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 and beach dates with her husband and son, and their eight pound toy poodle, BIGG Diehl.

You can follow the failed it! podcast on Instagram @learntoimproveit and facebook, and you can follow Erin personally on Instagram @keepinitrealdiehl here. You can also check out improve it! and how we can help your organization at We can’t wait to connect with you online!