Comic Relief – Your Innovation Challenge – Best of The Weekly Zing

Just because you haven’t participated in a 48 Innovate event, doesn’t mean you miss out on all the fun.

The Weekly Zing are quick, fun innovation challenges that 48 Innovate participants explore back at the office.

Here is one of our best for you to flex your innovation skills on your own.

Try it and see what happens.

Today’s Innovation Challenge

Comic Relief

One of the fundamental building blocks of improvisational comedy is “expansion.”

Expansion dictates that improv comics never counter an assumption made by a peer, they expand on what their peer has offered, typically with the phrase, “Yes and…”.

Today, try to use this idea of expansion whenever possible.  When people present ideas, in your next meeting try to further them using “yes and…

Share your insights with @48Innovate use #comicrelief. 

 

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K. Melissa Kennedy

Chief Innovation Officer, Founder, Intrapreneur. Entrepreneur. Enthusiastic leader and speaker. Teller of truths at 48 Innovate
I spent many years working for and building successful companies. I parlayed that experience into a unique process for harnessing hidden assets inside organizations and turning them into big-idea-generating, $1-billion-revenue-producing resources. (Spoiler alert: it’s the people.) I'm an internationally acclaimed expert, happy to share the not-so-secrets that have led to impressive outcomes for Fortune 100 corporations, major educational institutions, start-up companies and entrepreneurs. Working with companies like Cisco, Lancope, Arby's, Capitol Broadcasting Company New Media - WRAL, PRSONAS, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, REVO Communications, Erno Group, Focus Carolina, Madan Global, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, INZONE Brands, Albright Digital, Spring Metrics and NC State Kenan Fellows.

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