In the last episode, Scott and Anne Marie talked about the importance of soft skills. This time, Justin Howard from Black Box Improv talks about how to train your brain to be a good listener. Too often, we’re so concerned about what we’re going to say that we don’t really hear what others are saying. Justin’s improv for business class puts participants in the spotlight, where success depends on a little quick thinking — and a lot of faith.
Justin Howard is the founder and President at The Black Box Improv Theatre located in Dayton, Ohio. Since launching the theatre in 2012, it has become a premier destination for classes geared towards both business professionals to the improv hobbyist alike.
For Justin, he has quickly risen as a sought-after coach, facilitator, and performer. Over the past decade, Justin has conducted a variety of workshops for multiple companies and organizations all over the nation, including McGohan Brabender and Harvard Business School.
To learn more about Justin Howard visit his website at outsideblackbox.com.
If you want to engage your employees, you have to motivate them. But how do you motivate them? The answer is psychographics. Psychographics is a quick and easy way to identify individual motivators. Dave Homan, VP of marketing and innovation at MB, talks with Scott and Anne Marie about this effective engagement tool.
Feedback provides a path for success, but too often it isn’t treated as a priority. Good feedback recognizes achievements and, more importantly, gives practical guidance for improvement. Scott and Anne Marie share tips on how to give and receive impactful feedback.