It’s Not Just What You Do – It’s the Way That You Do It

When Alchemy Systems, the global leader in helping food industry companies build knowledge and drive the safety of their frontline workforces, recently hosted an educational and networking event for their clients, they knew they wanted relevant, insightful content for their attendees, and reached out to SmartLeese Creative. We welcomed Alchemy’s objective for the event, which [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adding Values

Often, organizations create a list of ‘Corporate Values’, but neglect to bring those values to life in the day-to-day operations. SmartLeese Creative had the exciting privilege to work closely with a company that took a remarkably different tack – Hoffmann-La Roche. First, they polled their workforce to discover what they were predisposed to valuing. The next [...]

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Gift ‘Rap’

What a treat is was to have been invited to Kananaskis, Alberta to present one of our interactive keynotes at the 2016 PPI Solutions Symposium. We delivered our "Building Client Centric Relationships with The Improv Advantage" session for an audience of independent insurance providers. Arriving on a crisp autumn day, with the pine scented mountain air, zero degree temperatures [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You Can’t Lead The Team If You Won’t Carry The Ball

We had the pleasure of creating a custom talk show for a SunLife Financial Rewards event in New Orleans. In a departure from the usual “insert keynote speaker here” approach, we wrote and hosted a loosely scripted Live! With Kelly & Michael-like talk show, which created an opportunity for the Sun Life executives to shine. [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Persistence Pays Off

Recently, we visited New York City. We had heard the incredible, must-see buzz about the Broadway musical Hamilton. Of course, tickets were completely sold out – but we’re not ones to let ‘impossible’ stand in our way. We headed down to the theatre to try our luck. Striking up a friendly conversation with the box [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improv. Applied to Science.

We were delighted to receive these gorgeous bags as a gift after we delivered an interactive keynote address for a gathering of scientists at 3M’s Technical Achievement Day. Following our session “Selling your Science”, one of 3M’s product scientists gave us another gift: he shared what really resonated with him. “I realized…when someone shares an [...]

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