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Goodmans Presents: "Improv"ing your Game - Presentation and Communication Tips from the Pros



Goodmans LLP and Shorecrest Group are pleased to invite you to experience Second City’s unique approach to enhancing your presentation skills through the art of improvisation. Success in business and law is driven by an ability to engage, inspire and influence people. Improvisation actors spend their career studying methods to do just that. To be authentic and “in the moment” requires significant preparation and skill. Second City has developed a unique approach to help business professionals improve their presentation, communication and collaboration skills.

This session will teach you how to:

  • Be real
  • Be aware of your audience
  • Be adaptable
  • Be engaging
  • Be effective
  • Be yourself

This session will NOT require you to:

  • Introduce yourself to the group while posing as your spirit animal
  • Test out your stand-up routine
  • Purchase a minimum of two drinks


Chris Earle
Shari Hollett

Original Program Date:
January 24, 2018

CPD Value:
1 Professionalism Hour

Archive Recording
Presentation Materials

For more information, email CPD@goodmans.ca or contacts Sandra Montanino at 416.597.4156

For Members of the Ontario Bar:

Viewing archived webcasts, video replays, or other recorded program formats without a colleague is eligible towards the LSO's annual CPD requirement for up to 6 hours per calendar year. You are not subject to the 6 hour cap if you view it with a colleague. This Goodmans Presents archive can be counted toward your CPD Hours.

To report watching this archived recording in your LSO Portal:

1. Log in to the LSO Portal, and click on "CPD" from the left hand navigation menu.

2. Click on the "Add" button found just below your summary of hours in the Details section.

3. Activity Type: Select "CPD Program or Course" from the drop down menu.

4. Fill in the fields as follows:

Area of Law: Ethics, professional resp and/or practice mngmt
Program Name: "Improv"ing your Game - Presentation and Communication Tips from the Pros
Provider: Goodmans LLP, Shorecrest Group and Second City Works
Location: Toronto
Start and End Date: [Insert Date Viewed]
CPD Value:
Substantive Hours: 0
Substantive Minutes: 0
Professionalism Hours: 1
Professionalism Minutes: 0
EDI Hours: 0
EDI Minutes: 0

Other Information: Solo viewing of a webinar about using the art of improvisation to enhance communication, collaboration and presentation skills. [Insert Time Viewed]

5. Click “Submit” and confirm “Yes” to the entry.

When you select "CPD" from the left hand column, you will see the program in your list of CPD activities and the time will be entered against your substantive hours requirement.

For your reference, the LSO Record Keeping Standards can be found here.