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24 Ways Musical Theater Made You A Better Person

But actually. Growing up as a drama kid gets you ready for anything.
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Fantastic points -- thanks to John Michael Diaz

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The Performance Project

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The Performance Project” is focused on lessons for leadership and management from live performing arts, music, theatre, and dance, and from sports.

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The following link is to a song, "Why" from "Tick, Tick, Boom!"  Thanks to Michael Ingersoll, (Under the Streetlamp, Jersey Boys) for giving me:  "Over and over and over til we got it right."  It's clearly the theme song for this topic and The Performance  Project.  Message to leaders and managers:  PRACTICE! PRACTICE! PRACTICE!


Why -- from Tick, Tick, Boom


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Are You an Acting Addict?

Are You an Acting Addict? | Performance Project | Scoop.it
New Working Actor columnist (and Broadway star!) Kelli Barrett talks about the hunger inside that compels men and women to pursue a difficult career in the face of near-constant rejection.
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Actors Anonymous Step 3: Fearless Moral Inventory

Actors Anonymous Step 3: Fearless Moral Inventory | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Kelli Barrett, currently starring in “Dr. Zhivago” on Broadway, takes readers through the next step of her Actors Anonymous program: letting go of the bad and embracing the good.
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What We Can Learn About Workplace Leadership From the Tour de France

What We Can Learn About Workplace Leadership From the Tour de France | Performance Project | Scoop.it
I admit that I am a fair weather (OK, indoor) cyclist. Isn’t exercising in air conditioning always better than Texas weather? As a twice-a-week spin class
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4 Leadership Lessons from the U.S. Women's Soccer Team

4 Leadership Lessons from the U.S. Women's Soccer Team | Performance Project | Scoop.it
In winning the World Cup, the U.S. stuck with its game plan--until it didn't. Coach Jill Ellis made tactical and personnel changes when it suited the team's strategy, not that of her critics.
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Jurassic World: A Reminder How Workplace Intentions Can Go Horribly Wrong

Jurassic World: A Reminder How Workplace Intentions Can Go Horribly Wrong | Performance Project | Scoop.it
If you break it down to its prehistoric DNA, the plot of blockbuster Jurassic World and its predecessors resembles anybody’s bad day at the office: You set out to do something with good intentions and high hopes. Something goes wrong, but no big deal — there are systems to deal with it.

But, systems fail. Plan B is launched. Unintended consequences ensue. Repeat with Plans C, D, and E until you conclude that maybe the entire concept is flawed.
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Isn’t LeBron Amazing? Imagine the Impact of Hiring a Similar Game Changer Into Your Firm, Part 2 of 2

Isn’t LeBron Amazing? Imagine the Impact of Hiring a Similar Game Changer Into Your Firm, Part 2 of 2 | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Action Steps for Successfully Recruiting Game Changers Into Your Firm In part 1 of this article that was published on 6/8/15 I showed how the performance of LeBron James illustrated the value and the transformational impact that hiring a single...
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If Harry Potter Ran General Electric: Leadership Wisdom from the World of the Wizards

Amazon.com: If Harry Potter Ran General Electric: Leadership Wisdom from the World of the Wizards eBook: Tom Morris: Kindle Store
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Reviewing several resources for this project -- and noticed I hadn't posted on this very interesting book.

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Rewards Run Amuck: Contests That Demotivate and Destroy the Culture

Rewards Run Amuck: Contests That Demotivate and Destroy the Culture | Performance Project | Scoop.it
“We’re adding a little something to this month’s sales contest. As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac El Dorado. Anybody wanna see second prize? Second prize is a set of steak …
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Jimmy Fallon Effect: 10 Qualities Of Great Networkers

Jimmy Fallon Effect: 10 Qualities Of Great Networkers | Performance Project | Scoop.it
What qualities can you leverage to build a strong network? Look no further than Jimmy Fallon. Here's why he's one of the a great networkers.
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The Secret to Engaging Millennials is Really No Big Secret at All

The Secret to Engaging Millennials is Really No Big Secret at All | Performance Project | Scoop.it
To get back to Kansas, Dorothy never had to jump through all the death-defying hoops the Wizard put her through.
She had everything she needed (ruby slippers) from the very beginning.
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I like the reference here to the Wizard of Oz....

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Winning SCRABBLE and the Nature of Expertise

Winning SCRABBLE and the Nature of Expertise | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Studying a game yields insights into what it takes to be great at something
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Opportunity Cost, or What I Learned About Employee Satisfaction From SNL

Opportunity Cost, or What I Learned About Employee Satisfaction From SNL | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Two middle-aged men walk into an elevator. The taller and heavier of the two points to the other’s t-shirt. It’s a Saturday Night Live t-shirt with a silksc
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Why Actors Have Gotta Have Faith

Why Actors Have Gotta Have Faith | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Kelli Barrett, starring in the upcoming Broadway musical “Dr. Zhivago,” underscores the importance for performers of having faith in themselves and in their talents.
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Actors Anonymous Step 4: Community

Actors Anonymous Step 4: Community | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Working Actor Kelli Barrett, currently starring on Broadway in “Dr. Zhivago,” takes readers through the fourth step of Actors Anonymous: committing to community.
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Actors Anonymous Step 6: Embrace the Audition

Actors Anonymous Step 6: Embrace the Audition | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Working Actor Kelli Barrett knows that auditions can be tough—but so can a good workout at the gym.
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How Music Affects Productivity

How Music Affects Productivity | Performance Project | Scoop.it
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This is one of the reasons for The Performance Project.  Music is so much more than entertainment!

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Hiring a Game Changer: Sometimes, You Get “The LeBron Effect"

Hiring a Game Changer: Sometimes, You Get “The LeBron Effect" | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Corporate executives don’t have to be sports experts to realize the incredible value that LeBron James has added to the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers in a single year. Consider these amazing impacts since his hiring:

The value of the team went up an astonishing 78 percent ($400 million);
Its operating income doubled;
Every seat in the arena was suddenly filled;
It received dramatically more TV coverage;
Its winning percentage went from .402 up to .646; and,
After finishing 10th in the conference last year, the team made the NBA finals.
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Isn’t LeBron Amazing? Imagine the Impact of Hiring a Similar ‘Game Changer’ Into Your Firm (Part 1 of 2)

Isn’t LeBron Amazing? Imagine the Impact of Hiring a Similar ‘Game Changer’ Into Your Firm (Part 1 of 2) | Performance Project | Scoop.it


Corporate executives don’t have to be sports experts to realize the incredible value that LeBron James has added to the Cleveland Cavalier NBA team in a single year. Consider these amazing impacts since his hiring.

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Golf Brings a Lesson in Strategic Thinking

Golf Brings a Lesson in Strategic Thinking | Performance Project | Scoop.it


Is there a metaphor here for how you perform in other arenas? I think so. In life, business, golf, and otherwise, I think it boils down to playing to your strengths and not over-reaching into high-risk zones where you are usually going to spin your wheels with little or no payoff. Yes, there is some magic to be made by venturing outside your comfort zone, but you need to understand the potential payoff, the realistic odds of a successful shot, and the odds of your overall plan working out before you choose a club and swing it.

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The One Critical Skill That Most Managers Never Seem to Learn

The One Critical Skill That Most Managers Never Seem to Learn | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Let it go. Since the beginning of time, those three words have never been repeated more frequently by more people or in more places than they have since the release of Frozen. Whatever else …
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Actors Anonymous Step 5: Managing Expectations

Actors Anonymous Step 5: Managing Expectations | Performance Project | Scoop.it
For Working Actor Kelli Barrett, this month’s column on learning how much to expect from a roller-coaster profession turned out to hit very close to home when her Broadway musical suddenly closed.
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The mathematically proven winning strategy for 14 of the most popular games

The mathematically proven winning strategy for 14 of the most popular games | Performance Project | Scoop.it
May the odds be ever in your favor.
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Benefits of Gaming: What Research Shows

Benefits of Gaming: What Research Shows | Performance Project | Scoop.it
It's still early days in research around games and learning, but a few significant studies show important trends.
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7 lessons everyone can learn about leadership from Game of Thrones

7 lessons everyone can learn about leadership from Game of Thrones | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Be true to your values, even if you have to walk away.

Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, April 14, 7:51 PM

Sex, murder, dragons, warring leaders, and a wall impossible to scale. Does this sound like any corporations you know today? Perhaps, but I am talking about Targaryens, Lannisters, Starks, and Baratheons in Game of Thrones.

A-Writer's curator insight, April 15, 5:44 AM

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2STechnologies's curator insight, April 15, 10:40 AM

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Addict .... La passion ne s'achève jamais with Game of Thrones!