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


Sep 27, 2021

Improve it! fam, are you looking for a tangible team building exercise that can help your team show up for each other in a more meaningful way?

We’ve got your back.

On today’s minisode, our improve it! Director of Talent, Cristy Mercier, is here to talk to us about how improv is a great teaching tool for team building and how she’s witnessed it transform teams time and time again.

 

About the Guest: Empirical evidence has shown that improvisational training has the ability to improve an employee’s trust, teamwork, communication, presentation skills, creative problem solving, and can improve a company’s overall corporate culture. No one knows that better than Cristy Mercier, she’s studied and performed this amazing art form at many institutions, some of which are The Second City, the iO Training Center, the Annoyance, and Comedy Sportz .

As the Director of Talent for improve it!, Cristy has conducted workshops across the country, leveraging improvisational techniques to improve employees’ skills in corporate settings, facilitating sessions for clients such as Exelon, Motorola Solutions, Groupon, Elkay Manufacturing, Accenture, The PrivateBank, Quicken Loans, Milhouse Engineering, Crowe Horwath, and many more.

 

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