Resolutions: checking in and checking out (reprisal)

Here’s how this went last year. And now, checking in on those resolutions made for 2012: Do awesome photo projects Started the Brooklyn Bathroom Blog and have been going on fun photo outings. Also bartered grantwriting help with a photography lesson. Definitely giving space for photography exploration, though I’d like to enjoy what I do… Continue reading Resolutions: checking in and checking out (reprisal)

Improv, Meet Pathology. Pathology, Improv.

I’ve dabbled in improv comedy classes and fun for several years now, and I have often characterized it as professional development (on top of being super enjoyable, of course!). It reminds you of the importance of listening, supporting your team, giving gifts, thinking on your feet, and being “in the moment”. Montefiore Medical Center in… Continue reading Improv, Meet Pathology. Pathology, Improv.

“Yes and” works a lot better than no.

I posted this to my Facebook wall last week and received many concurrent responses: It really bothers me when people who don’t understand an idea or issue jump to “no” instead of asking the right questions to make informed decisions. Shutting down thoughtful ideas and not trying to understand the root of an issue is… Continue reading “Yes and” works a lot better than no.

Rick Andrews talks improv with a focus on Fear and Trust

I was really glad that binu shared this, because Rick really brings up some great points. Even if you’re not into improv, this is a valuable perspective on any scenario in which you are working with a group. montrealimprov: Rick Andrews is a teacher and performer at The Magnet Theater in New York City. He… Continue reading Rick Andrews talks improv with a focus on Fear and Trust

Check out the latest Pre-Recorded Late Night podcast!

It’s an improv podcast that I’ve been working on with some really fun folks in other time zones, and I’d be much obliged if you give it a listen and share liberally! Also, if you have feedback on the format and/or ideas for future episodes, please share them with Jay. You can also subscribe on… Continue reading Check out the latest Pre-Recorded Late Night podcast!