The (other) J Moore continues our Improv conversation. He makes this point really well:
I’ve found the biggest misnomer about Improv in business is executives believe Improv is acting. Improv is not about acting … it’s about looking listening and reacting.
Spot on. Acting is suggestive of a script; what Improv is about is the experience of the unscripted. So much business thinking plans for the planned; so much real life is figuring out what to do with things that aren’t going to plan.
And I love this anecdote
In 1998, Mark McGwire, former St. Louis Cardinals home run hitting first baseman, walked into a Starbucks and gave the barista at the register a