Two for You — take two minutes to live and lead with intention
This episode veers a bit from positive psychology and enters the world of Improvisational Theatre. We think you’ll find that the results of using this tool will foster many positive results in your leadership and community conversations.
- Explore more on Leadership Improv: Use “Yes, AND … ” Never “Yes, BUT”.
- Read the article, Yes, And … 5 More Lessons In Improv-ing Collaboration And Creativity from Second City.
- Learn about 8 Ways Improvisation Can Make You a Better Leader.
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[Denise] Hello and welcome to Two for You. Today we're going to share with you a fun tool from the Improv Theater world.
[Lori] Yes, and we think you're really going to find it useful in your everyday conversations.
[Denise] Yes, and when you use this tool you'll find that the ideas will open up and they'll flow.
[Lori] Yes, and we find that it also really helps to reframe conversations from negative to positive
[Denise] Yes, and people involved will feel included and more engaged.
[Lori] Yes, and as a leader, it really helps us to be more mindful of what's happening in the conversation and how things are landing on others.
[Denise] Yes, and if you haven't realized it yet, our tool for this episode is
[Denise and Lori together] "Yes, and."
[Lori] So give it a try as you live and lead with intention.