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Do Improvise by Robert Poynton
Do Improvise by Robert Poynton

The Do Book Company

Do Improvise by Robert Poynton

€ 13,00

Do Improvise by Robert Poynton teaches an acclaimed method to some of the world’s biggest brands and companies. Improvisational skills that an actor might use on stage are honed and applied to the everyday business of work and life. The end result is a new approach that embraces change as a natural process and has creativity and innovation at its heart.


We totally agree with The Do Books Company mission: getting people to Do more. A simple mind shift, a shot of inspiration to help you get started or a new skill or craft, these kinds of...

Do Improvise by Robert Poynton teaches an acclaimed method to some of the world’s biggest brands and companies. Improvisational skills that an actor might use on stage are honed and applied to the everyday business of work and life. The end result is a new approach that embraces change as a natural process and has creativity and innovation at its heart.


We totally agree with The Do Books Company mission: getting people to Do more. A simple mind shift, a shot of inspiration to help you get started or a new skill or craft, these kinds of doing are at the core of their inspirational pocket guidebooks. This guide book is part of their range of Smart Working books we offer at Misc.


Everyday we deal with the unplanned and the unexpected - from a broken toaster to losing (or gaining) a major client. Our natural ability to improvise gets us through. But we feel as if we’re winging it, rather than acting with courage and conviction.


With killer games to put the theory into practice, Do Improvise will help you:




  • Become more productive without trying harder

  • Overcome creative blocks and generate new ideas

  • Respond fluently to circumstances beyond your control

  • Inspire and motivate others


Not sure what to do next? Improvise.


Do Improvise is all about:




  • How using basic improv skills in business will radically improve your performance

  • Simple quick-to-learn method used by global brands such as Nike, Orange and Disney

  • Ideal for directors, managers and employees who value innovation and agile thinking

  • Includes killer games to put theory into practice


Robert Poynton is the co-founder of On Your Feet, a consultancy that uses improvisational ideas, tools and experiences to help people in organisations – from local start-ups to global brands such as Nike and Disney – to work together more effectively and creatively. He is an Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School at Oxford University where he works on the Strategic Leadership Programme. He is an Associate Partner at eatbigfish, a challenger brand consultancy, with whom he has collaborated for more than 10 years. You can learn more about what he's up to at: robertpoynton.com.


The Do Improvise pocket guidebook contains 7 line drawings by Andy Smith.


Misc also offers Do PurposeDo LeadDo ProtectDo Story and Do Design of the Slow Living Range.

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About The Do Book Company

The Do Book Company is an independent publishing house based in Shoreditch, east London. We produce a series of inspirational pocket guides for creative entrepreneurs, makers and doers. The books are available in print, digital and audio.

Each book is written by a speaker from the Do Lectures, an annual event held in west Wales. The idea is a simple one: that people who Do things, can inspire the rest of us to go and Do amazing things too.

We’re proud to carry Do Book Co and present it to our customers in the Netherlands and internationally via our shop online. To see Do Book Co in person, please visit our store in Amsterdam.


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Do Improvise by Robert Poynton

Do Improvise by Robert Poynton

€ 13,00