Let's create stories This is the perfect workshop for a Saturday morning. And, the perfect workshop to play with your inner storyteller. We've designed a workshop that will be low on stress and high on creating stories. The activities in the workshop will have you telling verbal and written … [Read more...] about Improv & Storytelling Workshop: Find your inner Storyteller
In the years that Fratelli Bologna has been involved with the world of innovative business theater, we’ve worked with some wonderful and inspiring people. We want to share their stories with you in a series of informal conversations. We'll start with Arlene Courtney Arlene Courtney retired last … [Read more...] about Conversations with Fascinating People: Arlene Courtney [Trade Show Goddess]
A Class on Power [alt: A Power Class] At the Stanford Graduate School of Business, students cram into a small classroom to learn about power. The class is called “Acting with Power,” and it’s taught by professor Deb Gruendfeld and a team of experts with a background in both professional theater … [Read more...] about If You Want to be a Leader, Follow This One Rule!
Does your boss have a deeper voice than you? Could lowering your voice increase your annual income? Even to pose the question seems ridiculous... particularly in light of all those years spent in MBA programs. But that's what a recent study may suggest. "...researchers found that executives … [Read more...] about Deeper voice means more salary: True or False?
3 of my favorite office pranks April 1st is a time to fool your friends with office pranks. It's the one time of the year where you are absolved from your prank by saying the phrase "April Fools". Jokes and pranks are a way to celebrate friendship. So...what are you waiting for....let the … [Read more...] about April 1st: Pranks to fool your friends
Games engage and teach. The Opposite of play is not work, it's depression. -Brian Sutton-Smith That's why we came up with this way to bring people into your booth at a trade show. Playful interaction at the corner of your booth will engage attendees in a quiz format that teaches them … [Read more...] about Trade Show Booth Ideas that Engage
"What do you get for free?" This was the question that Bill Irwin, actor, clown and MacArthur 'Genius award' winner asked a small group of student clowns at San Francisco's world-renowned Circus Center. They looked puzzled. He went on to explain that performers are always trying to be someone … [Read more...] about What do you get for free? What are you saying before you open your mouth?
Do you travel? What tips do you use to keep the fight-or-flight to a minimum? Here are my top 2 tips for the plane: Men, remove the wallet from your back hip pocket. Sitting on that lump of cards and currency can cause hip displacement. Pick up a small squeeze bottle of saline … [Read more...] about Travel Tips: Don’t leave home unless you ….
You're late, you're rushing and it seems that people and things are not cooperating with your schedule. Why won't they get our of your way?! Finally you arrive at the meeting, slightly out of breath. You burst into the room, everyone looks up and you begin a familiar pattern: Apology followed … [Read more...] about What to say when you are late to a meeting
Social media is not social. Social media is all business. This works from the providers’ point of view and your point of view. Their Point of view: Advertising is the financial driver behind all media. Local newspapers have seen their advertisers moving to the web in larger and larger … [Read more...] about You, Social Media and business.