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  By Rhiannon Vivian Let’s talk about work. Green party leader Caroline Lucas has just announced that she’d promote a four-day working week if she were in power. Some people have already criticized this (the main one being Brexit loving, Thatcherite, Tim Montgomerie) but I can’t understand why. Does having a rigid, toil based work...
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Workplace happiness is often defined around how the use of positive psychology has a beneficial effect on productivity. We don’t propose to challenge that assertion, because in business terms, workplace happiness has been shown time and again to lead to better business outcomes. What we do want to challenge, however, is the idea that workplace happiness...
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Business Improv Business improv training is now a well established, trusted and proven way to bring fast, effective and lasting benefit to your business.  We have been delivering business improv training for companies across a wide range of sectors for over 10 years and are still surprised and delighted by the range of benefits that...
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Improv games and activities are ideal for conferences and training courses. The Maydays are often called on to bring improvisation to these kind of events. Most typically we’re asked to deliver ‘improv for large groups’. As the name suggests, this is a specific discipline within improv which calls for a certain kinds improv games which...
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A different kind of happy Can improv training increase workplace happiness? Regardless of the environment I have seen improvisation used, whether it be at an improv show, public course or in house training, there is one thing that jumps out immediately; people seem to be enjoying themselves.  I don’t mean the nervous giggle or the...
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Using Improvisation In The Workplace Improvisation is defined as the act of creating something spontaneously or without preparation. But how much can you actually improvise or apply the techniques of improv in the workplace? And why would you? Surely work is the one place that you need to prepare… If you read this article you’ll...
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Corporate Events – How improvisation fixes everything The Maydays are frequently asked to intervene as part of structured corporate events, such as annual conferences, big international or multidisciplinary training events, product launches and anniversary events. The reason The Maydays are in demand for such corporate events is that improvisation ticks many boxes at once –...
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Improvisation is a thing in its own right. Here’s how to book it for your event. This is a short article to confirm that improvisation, or to give it its snappier name, ‘improv’, is indeed a thing. That might sound obvious, particularly to improvisers, but there are possibly a couple of misapprehensions that need clearing...
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