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The meaning of “yes”

Just got back from a wonderful conference of the Applied Improvisation Network. Met a lot of great people and learned a lot of good stuff. One of the things I learned was that to our clients our jargon is, well, jargon. Sue Walden  reminded us that our clients may not understand our jargon any better than

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No buts about it!

Published on July 10, 2012 by in Uncategorized

The most important concept in improv based training is “yes, and.” We contrast it with “yes, but.” The point is that “yes, and” invites progress. And while saying “yes” is good, implying acceptance of your conversational partners idea,  “Yes, and” not only accepts the idea, it builds on it. This is the soul of creativity and

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