Yesterday in a my blog I reflected on the preparation required to make “your client look a star” by interviewing them on stage. One of the key skills which makes it easier is improv. Most people think of improv as Whose line is it anyway, comedy clubs or improv troupes like The Maydays.
But improv is a valuable skill for business. Most meetings are essentially improv. Also for it dramatically improves your presenting especially if you have Q&A. Here are 2 great examples. The first it straight Q&A, but the second is when it all goes wrong.