You Don’t Want an Innovative Culture! Thoughts on innovation by Mike Gorgone

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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, […]

Using Mindfulness to Unlock Creativity by Mikael Austin Article review by Mike Gorgone

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Welcome to the latest ImprovUX blog post! Today’s post is in relation to and support of an article I saw posted on Medium titled: “Using Mindfulness to Unlock Creativity” By Mikael Austin – @mikael_austin I’d like to start off by saying I didn’t start reading this article with the idea that I’d be connecting it […]

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 […]

“What Improv Can Teach Your Team About Creativity and Collaboration”

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For this week’s blog post (sorry it’s a day late) I’m reviewing the article: “What Improv Can Teach Your Team About Creativity and Collaboration” by Ken Blanchard and Scott Blanchard – @KenBlachard @LeaderChat As always the articles we review may or may not directly talk about User Experience and that’s OK. What Jim and I […]

The Health Benefits of Practicing Improv A review of the article by by Kristine Crane at USNews

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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 […]