North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA) – Improv is No Joke


Leadership is more than someone’s title in an organization. Leadership is the positive effect that you have on another person, no matter your title. The best way to have this positive effect is through the power of improv. Improv is more than just laughs—it’s a valuable communication tool that can help you build stronger relationships with your team and clients/customers. Improvisation is a mindset that allows your organization to adapt to unexpected business challenges by generating ideas and providing solutions in a timely manner. Another important feature; Improv helps you operate clearly in chaotic situations by focusing on those things that you have control of and not worrying about things you cannot control. (Available in 2-4 hour formats)

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the positive power of YES AND
  • Distinguish between “listening to respond” and “listening to understand”
  • Demonstrate how improvisation provides clarity in chaotic situation
Major Topics
  • Yes, And vs. Yes But
  • Principles of Improvisation (respect, trust, support, listen, focus and adapt)
  • Leadership
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
T Shaped Professional Communication
CPE Field of Study
Communications and Marketing
Who Should Attend

Practitioners, auditors, analysts, firm administrators, finance professionals, managers, CEO’s, CFO’s, partners, shareholders, etc.

Peter Margaritis


North Carolina Association of CPAs
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North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA) – Improv is No Joke

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