Thinking on your feet

Teaching Innovation

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Dr. Glenn Omura, Acting Associate Dean for MBA and Professional Master’s Programs at the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University is getting creative in order to teach creativity. This year his final exam for 2nd year students was a cook off. Imagine the TV show The Apprentice crashing into another TV show: Chopped. Students were given four ingredients: Kale, Lemon, Jiffy Mix and peppermint, and challenged to create something both tasty [...]

Walk your Talk: The Benefits of The Walking Meeting

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); When I was a kid the scariest place to be told to go was… the Principal’s office. The nasally voice of our school secretary would blast over the intercom and unaware, someone would be summoned:  “Carol Lempert please report to Mr. Storman’s office. Carol Lempert to Mr. Storman’s office.” Uh oh. Big Trouble. After the announcement, everyone in class would look down at their shoes and breathe a sigh of relief. It wasn’t their [...]

Leadership, Improv & a better LIFE

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); My husband has been teaching a drop-in improv class in Manhattan every Wednesday night for the last 7 years. Scotty Watson teaching Improvisation Since it’s a drop-in class he never knows who is going to be there. Originally he assumed that his students would be young and aspiring actors wanting to sharpen their comedy chops and get some stage time. What surprised him was who started to show up:  An Project Manager from Madison [...]