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The Art of Making Sh!t Up

Using the Principles of Improv to Become an Unstoppable Powerhouse

Laviolette, Norm


1. Auflage Juni 2019
192 Seiten, Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-55821-7
John Wiley & Sons

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Work together to up your chances of business success

The Art of Making Sh!t Up combines the lessons learned from a personal journey with the teachings derived from years of honing valuable skills through performing and presenting to thousands of people to demonstrate how working together has helped others found and grow several multimillion-dollar companies.

By focusing on topics that serve as pain points and detailing the tools and techniques of improv, this book helps people and organizations utilize new skill sets to be more productive, more accepting, and more "all in" to create a stronger teammate and team.
* Remove the fear of failure
* Recognize when and how to trust your instincts
* Celebrate and embrace the ideas of others
* Listen effectively--to both people and your environment

Thinking is hard. Listening is easy--and is most often the springboard to huge ideas. Find out how it can work for you with The Art of Making Sh!t Up.



Chapter 1 I Am Who I Say I Am

Chapter 2 Aggressive Listening

Chapter 3 Building Off Other People's Ideas

Chapter 4 Jumping On The Spark

Chapter 5 The Fear of Looking stupid

Chapter 6 People Don't think About You as Much As You Think They Do

Chapter 7 Facing Failure: Be Wrong To Be Right

Chapter 8 Heightening

Chapter 9 Yes And Maybe No

Chapter 10 Small Decisions Add Up

Chapter 11 The Cult Factor

Chapter 12 Patiently Impatient

Chapter 13 Pain Tolerance

Chapter 14 Luck Is Like A Train

Chapter 15 Fire The Assholes

Chapter 16 Ushers, Vomit, and Why People Clean Bathrooms

Chapter 17 Diversity Is A Choice

Chapter 18 Are You Worth $10 An Hour?

Chapter 19 Nobody Knows Anything

Chapter 20 Who Gives A Shit?

Chapter 21 Everything I Know In Business I Learned From Coaching Girls Softball

Chapter 22 Trapped In The Bowels of the Grand Bazaar

Chapter 23 The Ambassador and the Bathroom

Chapter 24 China Talk

Author's Notes on "Shit"


About the Author

NORM LAVIOLETTE is the Co-founder of Improv Asylum, IA innovation, Laugh Boston and Asylum Gaming and Esports (AGE). He leads Improv Asylum and IA Innovation's strategic business and artistic vision locally, nationally and globally. Norm has firsthand experience in building companies from start-up to multimillion-dollar businesses. Norm knows why culture is integral to long-term success and has built a team that exemplifies why communicating, listening and trusting are so important.