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The Improviser's Code: Engineering Your Best Self



Ted DesMaisons and Lisa Rowland talk about the tools and mindset of improvisation so one can rewire his own circuitry and open up new capabilities in the way he interacts with work, the world etc. They talk about the life hacks that help improvisers meet the world with generosity, boldness and optimism and how performers find opportunity in every obstacle and delight in the unexpected turns.


Ted DesMaisons is the founder and principal of ANIMA Learning and a trained Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction instructor. He writes regularly about improvement, contemplation, and positive reinforcement on his ANIMA blog. Lisa Rowland , a San Francisco based improviser, has performed, coached, and conducted corporate training with San Francisco’s BATS main stage company for more than a decade.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Feb 10, 2017