"If you want to be successful, think theatre," says best-selling author Charles Handy. Now anyone in business can become a star performer with Dramatic Success!: Theatre Techniques to Inform and Inspire Your Working Life, a practical and entertaining guide for adapting the techniques of the performing arts in order to dramatically improve workplace performance. Profiling the experiences of business leaders as well as professional actors, Andrew Leigh and Michael Maynard demonstrate a range of theatre methods, from presenting and improvising to understanding character and creativity to directing projects and sustaining change. It's true that there's no business like show business, and there can be no business like your business!
Andrew Leigh and Michael Maynard are senior partners in Maynard Leigh Associates, a training and development consulting firm that works with corporations around the world in personal effectiveness and team development. They are also the authors of Leading Your Team, The Perfect Presentation and Ace Teams.