The “Yes, and” Principle

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Inspirational Boost # 41   |   June 14, 2017

“Yes, and” is a basic principle in improvisation, that can be used in real life as well.

Imagine what experimenting with an attitude of “Yes, and” can generate in our lives — more creativity, collaboration, momentum, possibilities… 


Driving through the Fog

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Inspirational Boost # 40   |   January 20, 2017

I had an experience at the start of the year that I think is a good metaphor for when the future looks foggy and uncertain, and yet staying still and resisting change is not an option.


Are you a perfectionist?


Inspirational Boost # 39   |   January 8, 2016

 Being a perfectionist has its ups and downs.

On the up side, it stretches you to do your best and keep getting better.

On the down side, you’re never good enough, no matter what you do.

What if, just as an experiment, you traded in being a ‘perfectionist’ and be a precisionist instead?  It’s a lot more effective and less stressful.