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Read about some of our biggest success stories so far!

Pabst Brewery: Building Trust & Change Management
The central region at Pabst Brewing Company had a lot of new team members and were looking to quickly build the trust between new and old new team members.

Together with improve it!, the sales team was able to reconnect and re-dedicate themselves to each other and their renewed mission.

"The techniques sparked new ways of thinking and heightened a lot aspirations across the team. Thank you for such a memorable & meaningful experience!"

Brilliant Staffing: Preventing Burnout
Brilliant Staffing was looking for a way to give back to their hard-working team and prevent the ever-present threat of "burn-out".

Enter improve it! As a part of Brilliant's day of appreciation initiative, improve it! provided their 80-person staffing agency with a high-energy, laughter-filled workshop focusing on the importance of effective communication.

"Erin and the entire improve it! team performed their magic at our recent all company event. They kept 80 of us engaged, informed and entertained. Not an easy task for two full hours. I highly recommend you consider partnering with improve it! at your next company event."


Purdue University - Women in Engineering Program - Graduate Mentoring Program: Professional & Personal Development
Purdue University - Women in Engineering Program - Graduate Mentoring Program was looking for an engagement that would allow their members to grow personally and professionally. The group had previously used these events as a means to connect highly motivated and professional women in Engineering.

improve it! lead the group in a series of exercises to develop attendees' professional skill set, and to allow attendees to connect with each other quickly.

"Our participants left the workshop feeling confident about their abilities to 'take up space' in the male-dominated STEM fields. Couldn't say enough positive things about how they helped us all embrace the culture of 'yes, and'."

ITW: Intern Initiative
ITW provided us with a unique opportunity to work with their new interns in the Summer of 2017. The leadership team was looking for a way to get the intern group assimilated and motivated in a short amount of time.

improve it!'s "Intern 101" did just the trick. Over the course of a two-hour session, improve it! was able to get all the interns out of their comfort zones, and excited about their role with ITW.


AJ Gallagher: Networking with Impact
AJ Gallagher sought out improve it! to work directly with their Summer Interns. improve it! was tasked with engaging the interns in proactive networking, so that the attendees would be empowered to make the most out of their limited time in the program.

improve it! lead the group in a series of improvisational exercises intended to increase confidence in social situations, and encourage proactive practices when making professional connections. Each attendee left the event equipped with the tools they needed to continue to network successfully through the term of their internship.

"The improve it! program was extremely beneficial. It was a fun way to learn key skills needed to have effective communications in your work environment. And the skills I learned during my session will definitely be used in the future."

Sensient: Sales Scenarios
Sensient was looking for a way to take their sales team to the next level - not just a simple "sales 101" crash course, but something that could give their experienced team an extra edge when speaking with clients.

In collaboration with improve it!, Sensient was able to give their sales team simulated, one-on-one scenarios for some of their toughest sales situations. Attendees were able to run through scenarios with improvisers, get feedback from their peers and from their trainers, and make adjustments to their interactions as needed.


Motorola Solutions: Effective Communication
Motorola Solutions was looking for a fresh way to train their sales team on improving their communication with customers and have impactful meetings.

improve it! was able to provide a variety of customized, half day events, utilizing the "Effective Communication", "Presentation Skills", "Sales Training", and "Thinking Quickly On Your Feet" curricula to build the attendees’ confidence in pushing through negativity, offering recommendations, and improving their client-facing experience.

Propel: Delivering Presentations, Receiving Feedback
The Propel marketing team was seeking out creative ways to train on presentations and giving feedback to peers.

With the "Presentation Skills" curriculum, improve it! was able to deliver both soft skills tools for creating a positive presentation as well as concrete time during the session dedicated to practicing the attendees’ presentations. By the end of two hours, each attendee had delivered their own presentation as well as giving peer-to-peer feedback on a coworker’s presentation.

“It was a really fun and engaging way to get outside of the day-to-day office work and bond as a team.”


Kayo Conference Series: Expanding Your Network
Kayo Conference Series was looking for a unique networking engagement with conference attendees to get to know each other and develop impactful professional relationships.

improve it! led the group in a series of improvisational-based activities to enhance networking interactions and provide tools to create a safe space that encourages risk-taking at work. At the end of the half-day session, participants had practiced being present in conversation, finding commonalities with others in their network, and using creative solutions to problem-solve challenges.

Red Ventures: Confidence in Communication
The team at Red Ventures was interested in soft skill training as part of a “Communication Accelerator” Program for a large cohort of Associates.

improve it! partnered with the team on a Confidence Track to strengthen communication skills and enhance associates’ confidence in their own contributions in meetings. Over the course of three months, the team improved its ability to think quickly on-the-spot and tell the story behind their data in presentations.