2014 Brand You Women’s Leadership Conference to Deliver Personal and Professional Impact April 21

Gloria Feldt, Co-founder and President of Take The Lead, Karen Hough, Founder & CEO of ImprovEdge and Jennifer Wolfgram, Vice President of Commercial Education for Roche Diagnostics to speak INDIANAPOLIS (April, 17 2014) –Gloria Feldt one of Vanity Fair’s “Top 200 Women Leaders Legends, Trailblazers” and Co-Founder and President of Take the Lead, will be […]

ImprovEdge CEO and Founder Karen Hough featured speaker at 2014 ASTD International Conference and Exposition April 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Smolko – 216.577.0471 – melissa@improvedge.com ImprovEdge CEO and Founder Karen Hough featured speaker at 2014 ASTD International Conference and Exposition Topic: Innovation – What Is It and Can It Be Taught? Columbus, Ohio – April 15, 2014 – ImprovEdge, LLC (www.improvedge.com) is proud to share that CEO and Founder Karen […]

The Key to Speaking With Confidence by Karen Hough, featured on Inc.com March 19

If I asked you to walk around a room as though you were the most confident person in the world–if I asked you to show me confidence, only with your body and without words–what would it look like? You might stand up straight and walk slowly with long strides and smooth arm gestures. You’d look […]

Professional Presence: Impact & Presentation Skills class- April 30, 2014 February 7

In just one intense day, you can exponentially improve how you present and how you are perceived. ImprovEdge classes are considered THE premier course for kickin’ presentation skills and our classes sell out. New this year, every participant will receive a copy of Karen Hough’s new book, “Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever: Break the […]

New book arriving May 2014 January 30

“Be the Best BAD Presenter Ever: Break the Rules, Make Mistakes and Win Them Over” by Karen Hough. Learn the bad so you can be good – Here’s a preview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMskMcrr74w

Improv Comedy & an Open Bar! What more could you want from a book launch party? December 16

MAY 13, 2014- Join ImprovEdge as we celebrate the release of Karen Hough’s  second book. Early bird pricing is good through March 15th. For details and registration, click here.

Can Improv make women better negotiators? December 16

Business skills coach  Karen Hough says using the improv concept of “yes and” can keep people talking even when things get tense. To read full article, click here.

Business Examiner: ImprovEdge & KeyBank teach women about negotiation! October 25

Key4Women Forums throughout the Northwest last week delivered wit and wisdom with lunch (breakfast in Seattle) and laughs. Everyone in attendance agreed that they learned something useful -  using “yes, and…” to secure more information, overcoming the instinct to avoid conflict, reading body language, and relying on humor to establish rapport. Market President Steve Maxwell, […]

You chose the book cover! October 11

Have you ever heard of the wisdom of crowds? Thank you all again, for choosing the cover of my new book, “Be the Best Bad Presenter Ever! Break the Rules, Make Mistakes and Win Them Over” to be published by Berrett-Koehler in May, 2014. Comments and ideas were plentiful, and the winner was a clear […]

Event: ImprovEdge continues to grow, appoints new project manager!

ImprovEdge continues to grow, appoints new project manager Ensemble adds full time project manager. Columbus, Ohio –September 24, 2013 – ImprovEdge, LLC (www.improvedge.com) is proud to welcome Melissa Smolko to the ensemble as Project Manager. She will be responsible for workshop project management, as well as marketing, social media and sales support. Smolko joins ImprovEdge […]