This week we are delighted to welcome Karen Hough to the podcast. Karen is the Founder & CEO of ImprovEdge, a #1 Amazon bestselling author, a contributor to the Huffington Post, and recipient of the Silver Stevie International Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year as well as the Athena PowerLink Award for outstanding woman-owned business. A graduate of Yale University, Karen’s first life was as a professional improviser and actor, including training with Chicago’s Second City. She lived a second life as a successful executive in network engineering. Finally, she became an entrepreneur. ImprovEdge is a government certified Women’s Business Enterprise and helps companies transform behavior through interactive training with an improv twist. Their client list includes NBCUniversal, Juniper Networks, BD, J&J, and AstraZeneca to name a few.