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You Don’t Want an Innovative Culture!

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Hi Fellow UXers, While researching for the upcoming ImprovUX book I am co-writing with Jim Karwisch, I continue to find references that fall along the lines of “innovative culture” or “a culture of innovation”. I believe that you do not want an “innovative culture”, what you really want is a company culture that is collaborative, supportive, […]

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“Design Thinking 101” Article Review Part 2

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Hi Everyone! This week’s post is part 2 of my review/take and connections to improv on the article: “Design Thinking 101” by Sarah Gibbons of The Nielsen Norman Group – @segibb You can check out Part 1 if you haven’t yet and then come on back to Part 2. Part 1 covered the following sections from […]

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“Design Thinking 101” Article Review Part 1

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Hi Everyone! Time for another article review. Today’s post is different than our normal article breakdowns. I’m not reviewing an article about improvisation being used in business. Instead I wanted to talk about the article: “Design Thinking 101” by Sarah Gibbons (@segibb) of The Nielsen Norman Group – Sarah has written a wonderful article providing […]

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“Taking Improv From The Stage To The Workplace”

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Hi Everyone! It’s been a little while but we’re back for another article review. For this week’s blog post I’m reviewing the article: “Taking Improv From The Stage To The Workplace” by April Dudash – @AprilDudash for @WorkingAtDuke As always the articles we review may or may not directly talk about User Experience and that’s […]

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Connect Tech Recap!

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Jim and I would like to first thank Connect Tech for having us speak at the conference, thank you Pratik (@prpatel) and Vincent (@vincentmayers)! The two of us had a great time giving our talk and meeting people before and after…and running attendees through some fun improv exercises! I got to see some great talks […]

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“Silicon Valley’s cure for awkward geeks? Improv”

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For this week’s blog post I’m reviewing the article: “Silicon Valley’s cure for awkward geeks? Improv” by Wendy Lee – @thewendylee As always the articles we review may or may not directly talk about User Experience and that’s OK. What Jim and I will do with our article reviews is pull out the main improvisational […]

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The Health Benefits of Practicing Improv

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In this week’s blog post I’m going to review the article: “The Health Benefits of Practicing Improv” by Kristine Crane – @CraneKristine As always the articles we review may or may not directly talk about User Experience and that’s OK. What Jim and I will do with our article reviews is pull out the main […]

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“Develop improv comedy skills to succeed in business”

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Article review! Article review! In this week’s blog post I’m going to review the article: “Develop improv comedy skills to succeed in business” by Bill Connolly – @billconnolly As always the articles we review may or may not directly talk about User Experience and that’s OK. What Jim and I will do with our article […]