Building Brave Spaces with Improv Mindset

In today’s episode we interview Shannon Hughes, founder of Enliven Studios, to discuss how companies can build a “brave space” and an energetic culture through an improv mindset and practices. Shannon shares her insights on creating an enliven culture that promotes open communication, collaboration, and trust. She emphasizes the importance of creating a safe space where team members can be vulnerable and take risks, which is crucial for building psychological safety in virtual and hybrid teams.

Shannon also shares her approach to teaching communication practices inspired by the key tenets of improv theater. She believes that these practices help teams to build empathy, listen actively, and collaborate effectively as they Team Anywhere.