One Year Later: A 2017 Retrospective in Gifs

One Year Later: A 2017 Retrospective in Gifs

As you may or may not know, the end of 2017 marks the end of my first full year as improve it!’s Director of Operations full time. In many ways, I wasn’t entirely sure how or if I would make it here. As with any adventure, at first the path seemed hidden and the destination didn’t yet exist. As a Type-A obsessive this bothered me, but as an improviser it delighted me to no end.

Yes – being inside my head is exhausting, thanks for asking.

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Values, Goals, and 2018 Actions: Grab a Seat on the Couch with Allie & Erin!

Values, Goals, and 2018 Actions: Grab a Seat on the Couch with Allie & Erin!

Join Allie & Erin on the improve it! couch to chat about what values make the office tick, how they set (and celebrate!) goals, and how to turn your visions into a reality. (SPOILER ALERT: The answer is hard work and persistence).

Feel free to listen in via podcast, or get the highlights from the conversation below!

Curious how to apply the improve it! methodology to your own dreams? Check out our "Confidence in Change" DIY Coaching Curriculum here as a part of our improve You! Series.

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Graduate from being a boss, be a mentor

Graduate from being a boss, be a mentor

In the varied experiences that 22 years have given me, I’ve found some great bosses; but I had never had the privilege of experiencing a mentor in the workplace (hint: until improve it! Came along). As it turns out, there’s a pretty big difference.

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Lauren Capra (A.K.A "LoCap") Bids Her Intern Duties Adieu!

Lauren Capra (A.K.A "LoCap") Bids Her Intern Duties Adieu!

I’ve always appreciated growth. Growth from knowledge, people, and a massive range of experiences. Experiences happen daily, and each one with improve it! has been incredible. Incredible are the moments when you find yourself noticing new talents and passions. Passions are quite interesting, when you think about them, and how they affect workplace magic.

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August All Stars: Claire Jolcover, Advanced Resources

August All Stars: Claire Jolcover, Advanced Resources

improve it!  family - meet Claire! Claire is a wonderful human, doggie owner, and cheerleader of everything improve it! She has been in attendance at almost every one of our public workshops this year.

Claire is also the President of the Bear Necessities "Young Professionals Board", and introduced us to the organization that is now our charity partner.

Shine on, you beautiful star! Read more about Claire and how improv has a place in her professional life below.

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Mid-Week Mix: Takin' Care of Business

Mid-Week Mix: Takin' Care of Business

Sometimes work can be... well, a lot of work! If you're a hustler like us, sometimes Wednesday is all about putting your head down and doing what you gotta.

Here's to doing the work - get into our mid-week playlist and get the job done! https://open.spotify.com/user/improveitchi/playlist/2gUTH1boks2W9Noxey2225

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