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Remember to fail

November 8th, 2015 No Comments

I recently came back from my company’s annual retreat where during the business meeting, we were discussing the values we want to create. One value that caught my eye is “fail, to learn”, which is the total opposite of fail to learn. This instantly reminds me of Patricia Ryan Madson’s superb book Improv Wisdom. One […]

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A Great Man Is Also One Question

September 8th, 2012 6 Comments

The reason I thought Patricia Madson is fantastic is because her writing is exceptionally inspiring. If you can, get her book called Improv Wisdom, her one and only book I think. Click here for the previous post. Consolidating her experience into a mere 13 maxims or rules, she teaches us how to paint outside the […]

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Be attentive

August 2nd, 2012 2 Comments

One of the books that I got through abebooks.com is a gem called Improv Wisdom by Patricia Madson. From Wikipedia: “Improvisational theatre, also known simply as improv, is a form of performance art…┬áSome of the basic skills improvisation teaches actors are to listen and be aware of the other players, to have clarity in communication, […]

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