Improv in Business Leadership Gap and Management Communications

Improv in Business Leadership Gap On June 2nd, Gary Ware and I did our 2nd livestream discussing improv in business and this time we chatted about improv in business leadership gap. A recent #workforce17 conference presentation revealed that 35% of employees would forgo a raise if they could fire their boss. We chat about this leadership gap and how applied improv can help build leadership muscle when it comes to [...]

By | 2017-06-03T22:15:49+00:00 June 3, 2017|0 Comments

Improv in Business Customer Service and Crisis Communications (video)

Improv in Business Customer Service Source: etherspeak.com On May 25th, Gary Ware, fellow improviser and marketer, and I chatted about improv in business customer service and crisis communications. We do a few exercises and talk about ways you can say "yes and" to your customers. Want more info on how to use improv in business? Check out my book! Watch the Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNKAHMFnDJA&t=1s&width=645&height=360

By | 2017-06-03T21:49:10+00:00 June 3, 2017|0 Comments

Business Satire on Medium From Kathy Klotz-Guest

Business Satire on Medium Business Satire on Medium - Kathy Klotz-Guest (image: Kai Oberhauser Unsplash.com) I love writing on the blog and other places including on Medium, especially love to write satire.  You can follow me there and here on my blog. So here are a few snippets of my business satire on Medium. Enjoy! Business Satire on Medium **************************************************************************** 6 “Selfless” Excuses to Use at [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:23:41+00:00 May 18, 2017|0 Comments

Embrace the Suck that Comes with Creativity (video)

First, Embrace the Suck. Then Pull Out of It. Embrace the Suck. Dealing with the creative ups and downs is hard. Really hard. Sometimes we feel uncertain and uncomfortable because creativity can be messy - it gets harder before it gets better. I call this period of discomfort and unease the creative suck and it's time we embrace the Creative Suck. It's also incredibly normal to have highs and lows [...]

By | 2017-04-30T22:11:36+00:00 April 30, 2017|0 Comments

Warren Whitlock Chat: Kathy and Warren Discuss Stop Boring Me!

Kathy and Warren Whitlock Chat About Kathy's Book, "Stop Boring Me!" In this episode, Warren Whitlock and I chat about my book, "Stop Boring Me!", why improv and marketing are about making your partners look good, and why no one ever writes me a check because they care about my services! Plus, we laugh a lot. https://www.spreaker.com/user/9497099/warren-witlock-interviews-kathy-klotz-gu

By | 2017-04-03T20:52:19+00:00 April 3, 2017|0 Comments

8 Traits of Improvisational Business Leaders

We're All Improvisers in Business: Traits of Improvisational Business Masters The following is an excerpt from my new book, ""Stop Boring Me! How to Create Kick-Ass Marketing Content, Products and Ideas Through the Power of Improv." All Hail "The Improviser-in-Chief" Bill Clinton is an example of a master adapter and he demonstrates the best traits of improvisational business leaders. In 2012, NPR called Bill Clinton "The Improviser-in-Chief" for his ability [...]

By | 2017-02-21T22:26:06+00:00 September 29, 2016|0 Comments

Creating Ballsy Content with Jon Burkhart

Creating Ballsy Content - Why it Matters, What it Means, and How to Do it Jon Burkhart and I had a blast on a blab we did Thursday August 4th on how creating ballsy content (with a high badass ratio) is a creative imperative today. How do you push past fear, get bolder in your thinking, and how can improvisation (and yes and!) help? Also, why do Jon and I [...]

By | 2017-02-21T00:47:08+00:00 August 6, 2016|0 Comments

Idea Orgasms: Playfulness and Creativity

Idea Orgasms! Image source: gratisography.com Idea Orgasms - How Play Fuels Creativity On Friday, June 24th, I did a great blab with my friend, Gary Ware, on achieving breakthroughs with playfulness and creativity. Why? Because the collision of ideas gives us creative fuel! In this blab we talk about ways to inspire your creativity, how to mix it up, why you should have idea orgasms, idea orgies and [...]

By | 2017-02-21T22:30:58+00:00 June 24, 2016|0 Comments

Bust Boring Content! Sheet Fitters Example

I hear this a lot: "I work in a boring industry or I have a boring product. There isn't much I can do." I disagree. You can bust boring content. There is no boring product or industry - only boring marketing lacking imagination. I believe anyone can think more creatively about content. There are so many ways to get creative! Three Sheets to the Wind, Source: gratisography.com I [...]

By | 2017-02-21T22:31:41+00:00 June 23, 2016|3 Comments
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