Lateral Lessons allow us to take skills we've acquired in one area of our lives and apply them to another realm. When we do this we can accelerate our growth and our training at the same time. As speakers especially, there is an opportunity to add depth to our teaching and messaging through the exploration of lessons we've learned learned in all facets of our lives.
Lateral lessons Ep 01:
The concept of "Yes, and..." (from improv theater) is an excellent starting point technique for performers and speakers alike.
Lateral lessons Ep 02:
Got Your Back
In improv theater, making one statement behind the curtain can add safety and trust to the entire cast. "I've got your back" will connect the performers and sets the stage for a powerful show.
Lateral lessons Ep 03:
Make a choice and then make it the right one
Initiating that first moment of momentum is often the hardest act. When we are willing to make a choice first - no mater what it is - we can follow that choice up with justification after the fact.
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Make it more interesting
Lateral lessons Ep 05:
Change one thing, change everything
Lateral lessons Ep 06:
Improv is dangerous
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Prepare, don’t plan
All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.