Yes And

Yes  And Author Kelly Leonard
ISBN-10 9780062248558
Year 2015-02-03
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Executives from The Second City—the world’s premier comedy theater and school of improvisation—reveal improvisational techniques that can help any organization develop innovators, encourage adaptable leaders, and build transformational businesses. For more than fifty years, The Second City comedy theater in Chicago has been a training ground for some of the best comic minds in the industry—including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Mike Myers, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, and Tina Fey. But it also provides one-of-a-kind leadership training to cutting-edge companies, nonprofits, and public sector organizations—all aimed at increasing creativity, collaboration, and teamwork. The rules for leadership and teamwork have changed, and the skills that got professionals ahead a generation ago don’t work anymore. Now The Second City provides a new toolkit individuals and organizations can use to thrive in a world increasingly shaped by speed, social communication, and decentralization. Based on eight principles of improvisation, Yes, And helps to develop these skills and foster them in high-potential leaders and their teams, including: Mastering the ability to co-create in an ensemble Fostering a “yes, and” approach to work Embracing failure to accelerate high performance Leading by listening and by learning to follow Innovating by making something out of nothing Yes, And is a must-read for professionals and organizations, helping to develop the invaluable leadership skills needed to succeed today.

Yes And

Yes  And   Author Richard Rohr
ISBN-10 1616366443
Year 2013
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher
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Features daily meditations, each written by Rohr and adapted or excerpted from his many written and recorded works. The meditations are arranged around seven themes: --Methodology --Foundation --Frame --Ecumenical --Transformation --Process --Goal.

Getting to Yes And

Getting to  Yes And Author Bob Kulhan
ISBN-10 9781503600959
Year 2017-01-24
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher Stanford University Press
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Amidst the deluge of advice for businesspeople, there lies an overlooked tool, a key to thriving in today's fast-paced, unpredictable environment: improvisation. In Getting to "Yes And" veteran improv performer, university professor, CEO, and consultant Bob Kulhan unpacks a form of mental agility with powers far beyond the entertainment value of comedy troupes. Drawing on principles from cognitive and social psychology, behavioral economics, and communication, Kulhan teaches readers to think on their feet and approach the most typical business challenges with fresh eyes and openness. He shows how improv techniques such as the "Yes, and" approach, divergent and convergent thinking, and focusing on being present can translate into more productive meetings, swifter decisions, stronger collaboration, positive conflict resolution, mindfulness, and more. Moving from the individual to the organizational level, Kulhan compiles time-tested teaching methods and training exercises into an instrumental guide that readers can readily implement as a party of one or a company of thousands.

Saying Yes and Saying No

Saying Yes and Saying No Author Robert McAfee Brown
ISBN-10 0664246958
Year 1986
Pages 143
Language en
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
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Looks at issues where religious beliefs and government policy may disagree, including the Sanctuary movement, and in Grenada, Nicaragua, and Nazi-occupied Poland

With a Yes and a Yippee

With a Yes and a Yippee Author Richard Gist
ISBN-10 9781460202937
Year 2012-11
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher FriesenPress
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With a Yes and a Yippee explores both the inner and outer worlds of a boy growing up in a small, insulated, Mid-western town during one of America's most trying and tear stained periods. People were inching themselves out of the Great Depression, and inexorably edging towards the precipice of a planet at war. Yet, inexplicably, for those too young and innocent to recognize a world struggling to hold itself together, life was good, even blessed. The book takes the reader by skips and jumps from the author's miraculous conception (they all are) to the day, at the age of seventeen, he left home to enter the United States Air Force.

Getting to Yes And

Getting to  Yes And Author Bob Kulhan
ISBN-10 9781503600959
Year 2017-01-24
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher Stanford University Press
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Amidst the deluge of advice for businesspeople, there lies an overlooked tool, a key to thriving in today's fast-paced, unpredictable environment: improvisation. In Getting to "Yes And" veteran improv performer, university professor, CEO, and consultant Bob Kulhan unpacks a form of mental agility with powers far beyond the entertainment value of comedy troupes. Drawing on principles from cognitive and social psychology, behavioral economics, and communication, Kulhan teaches readers to think on their feet and approach the most typical business challenges with fresh eyes and openness. He shows how improv techniques such as the "Yes, and" approach, divergent and convergent thinking, and focusing on being present can translate into more productive meetings, swifter decisions, stronger collaboration, positive conflict resolution, mindfulness, and more. Moving from the individual to the organizational level, Kulhan compiles time-tested teaching methods and training exercises into an instrumental guide that readers can readily implement as a party of one or a company of thousands.

Between Yes and Amen

Between Yes and Amen Author Carroll Norwood
ISBN-10 9781600349447
Year 2007-04-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Xulon Press
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Norwood shares why believers in Christ are entitled to the promises of God and goes on to explain that the promises God is releasing are greater than one can imagine. (Christian)

Give God a Yes and a Yield

Give God a Yes and a Yield Author Evangelist/CoPastor Cynthia Butler
ISBN-10 9781490828190
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 108
Language en
Publisher WestBow Press
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Give God a Yes and a Yield will cause believers to throw up your hands and lift your hearts in total surrender as author Evangelist/CoPastor Cynthia L. Butler takes you on a journey of consent and authorization of God’s divine will in your life!

Yes and Yes

Yes and Yes Author Erjan J. Slavin
ISBN-10 9780557453191
Year 2010-06-14
Pages 124
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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"Yes and Yes" is a victorious book of verse by the same author of "The Bluebird Is Near". This volume, formatted for the 8.5 x 11 page, contains black and white image poetry in translation or otherwise, and the very finest of the work in poetry that has followed the large tome that had culminated a year prior to this work. Priced to allow any reader to gain a welcome entrance into Erjan's work. Also available for your Kindle as an e-book.

Yes And Harnessing the Power of Improvisation to Transform Your Life and Work

Yes  And   Harnessing the Power of Improvisation to Transform Your Life and Work Author Mary Jane Pories
ISBN-10 9780985901707
Year 2014-10-20
Pages 190
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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If everything went as planned, you wouldn't need to improvise. But, it doesn't, so you do. Sharing the secrets improvisers use to solve problems quickly and well on stage, Mary Jane equips you to do the same at work and at home. Stories, examples, and more than 60 exercises provide a humorous, practical approach to ensuring you don't just manage change or merely survive the unexpected. Instead, you can seize opportunity and thrive. ""Finally. A business book that makes learning fun and delivers powerful insights! Yes, And! is a simple, yet powerful, tool to unlock your true leadership potential. EVERY member of my team will have a copy."" -Jim Ayres, Managing Director, Amway North America