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Embrace the Unexpected: Think & Communicate Like An Improviser

May 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

| TIGER Talk

7775 Walton Pkwy, 3rd Floor
New Albany, OH 43054 United States

NEW LOCATION: 7775 Walton Pkwy, 3rd Floor, New Albany, OH 43054


NOW: WED 5/1/24, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Be ready to interact with our featured speaker, Nathan Minns, and your fellow participants.

Please arrive at 11:30 am. Eat. Mingle. Make new friends.

When things change quickly, it’s easy to get overwhelmed!

But through this keynote, you’ll learn to navigate life’s unexpected turns with the agility and creativity of an improviser with the “Yes, And…” mindset.

You’ll explore how to stay flexible and positive when plans go awry and how to keep an open mind to new possibilities. This isn’t just about coping with change; it’s about thriving in it with a growth mindset and the “build, measure, learn” feedback cycle.

In this story-rich TIGER Talk, we’ll also introduce a decision-making model inspired by “Yes And,” helping you make clearer, more focused choices without feeling lost of overwhelmed. You’ll leave knowing how to work better with others, use everyone’s ideas, and turn confusion into clear, positive action. Discover the ease of the unexpected when you think like an improviser.


Our featured speaker, Nathan Minns, is a certified international keynote speaker, trainer, and facilitator.

Nathan empowers individuals to think like improvisers to learn to embrace the unexpected. Nathan’s impact is clear: he has taught innovation strategy to the USA federal government, facilitated a 3-day startup event in the Kingdom of Bahrain, offered pitch coaching and early-stage entrepreneurship guidance globally, and facilitated events for diverse institutions.

Nathan has extensive experience in the startup ecosystem, both as an employee and a 3x founder, and Nathan’s online web design courses have engaged over 60,000 students from 179 countries. In the corporate world, he’s pioneered startup initiatives for major corporations in the USA.

In teaching communication, Nathan has been a paid actor for over 10 years, emceed National Speakers Association of Ohio events while serving on their board, instructed therapists in active listening, and earned the distinction of being the youngest board member at a youth leadership development nonprofit in 2017. Learn more at NathanMinns.com.


Like all TIGER Events, this one is FREE.


11:30 am – Lunch / Socializing

11:50 am – Introduce yourself to our crowd (your “15 Seconds of Fame”)

12:05 pm – Hand-off to Nathan

1:00 pm – Wrap / More Socializing

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May 1
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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7775 Walton Pkwy, 3rd Floor
New Albany, OH 43054 United States
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