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How to be a star of the meeting

Some colleagues walk into a room… If you’re no fan of meetings, the next bit is no joke. Stand-up comedian Max Dickins shares improv skills to help break the ice, from what to say to body language

Mental health awareness

Meeting, meetings, meetings. Love them or hate them, in modern working life they’re as certain as death and taxes, but for a lot of people they are anxiety-inducing situations. People want to use a meeting to show everyone what they can do, but often they freeze in the pressure of the moment. In other words, they wish they were better at thinking on their feet. But help is at hand. Improvisation is an art form based on doing just that, and my world of improv comedy offers you some tips you can use right away to seize the day, whatever the situation.