Yes, and

One of the best Improv exercises we’ve done this season is the “Yes, and” exercise.  It not only gets kids into the fluid free-association mindset, it focuses them on actively listening to and interacting with their fellow actors while helping them to focus on actively steering a narrative towards productive ends.

A lot of people have taken this Improv idea of “Yes, and” exercise and have turned it into a business and personal growth consulting business.  Here are a variety of TEDx and other presentations specifically on how the Improv exercise of “Yes, and” can be a valuable tool in both your personal life and the business world.  Here are several examples:

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