Presentations coach

Keynote speaker

Improviser & storyteller

Writer & editor


Writer Ryan Millar writes a lot. Plays, features, scripts, short stories, comedy sketches, rap songs and an improv book. There’s also his blog, which contains 15+ years’ worth of thoughts and musings. He divides his writing time between passion projects and freelance work.

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Trainer Ryan Millar has been in the workshop and facilitation game for 20+ years. Drawing heavily on his improv background (and his work as a storyteller and writer), he specializes in helping individuals and businesses find creative ways to improve how they think, interact and perform.

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Coach Ryan Millar loves helping people make progress. Whether that’s helping people prepare for presentations or become better public speakers. Or sitting across from someone and unpacking their life goals, the challenges they face, and the attitudes holding them back.

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Ryan Millar’s TAKE IT EASY™ isn’t about a new way of doing improv, nor is it meant to replace your own style or approach. Instead it’s a mindset that can inform your performance and approach to improvisation.
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Latest thoughts

The secret to creativity

PHOTO: Tosab Photography/ Unsplash The secret to creativity is being okay with making lots of bad art. Basically, you need the ability to put many ideas out into the world (at least onto

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Mistakes are the only road to success

Every failure is a step closer to getting it right. Take the example of WD-40, the go-to loosener for bike chains and squeaky hinges. It gets its name because it uses water displacement (WD) to

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Coaching vs managing: questions are the key

Photo by Medienstürmer on Unsplash Last week I facilitated an online session on coaching for managers. I saw firsthand how the “managers’ mindset” is often to jump straight to problem-solving, without taking the time to