“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.”
Mike Tyson’s quote was adapted from the 18th century Prussian Field Marshal Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke’s wisdom “No strategy survives contact with the enemy“. It still holds true, how often does everything go exactly to plan?
Business Improvisation is focused on being prepared for those moments when your plan fails, when how you react to a situation, in the moment, and under pressure, will determine success or failure.
Business Improvisation is the art of being prepared for the unknown, embracing an unplanned situation with an attitude of confidence. It is being creative in the moment to meet your objective.