2021: Creating a Lexicon of Future
Y is for ‘Yes, and…’
2020 showed us that we’ve got to be nimble and practice a key tenet of improv: in the face of a changing world, get comfortable with the concept of ‘Yes, and…’
The “Yes” portion of the rule encourages the acceptance of the contributions added by others. Participants in an improvisation are encouraged to agree to proposition, fostering a sense of cooperation rather than shutting down the suggestion and effectively ending the line of communication.
In an organizational setting, saying “Yes” in theory…