Focus - Self or Process

For some people, when they aim to be good, the focus goes to self.  In turn, they loose focus on their partners, audience, offers and the show. The improvisor begins to work solo in a group, instead of collaboratively with the group. 

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Patti Stiles
Post show notes

Our emotional response to the note makes it negative or positive. If you are seeking validation and praise in notes then any note that doesn’t reward you, will be perceived as negative because it will rub your ego the wrong way. However, if you are listening to notes for information you will hear this note as that and be curious to learn more.

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Don't do your best.

Process rehearsals work in solving problems together as a team so notes are necessary as it is input of information to help understand if we solved the problems or we need to try new approaches.

End goal rehearsals work in identifying what you should and should not do in a very right and wrong mentality. It creates more individual and less team focus. 

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