“YES, AND” On Sale Today
“It sounds crazy that a comedy troupe should have anything to say about how you should lead your life. Trust me: it isn’t.”
- Michael Lewis, Vanity Fair
“I know one of these guys, so at least half of this book is pretty good. Yes,And is for anyone looking to be more creative in their work and in their life.”
The Second City and HarperCollins are excited to announce the release of YES, AND: How Improvisation Reverses ”No, But” Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration (HarperBusiness; February 3, 2015) co-written by Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton.
In addition to 55 years of entertaining audiences and producing a legion of top comedic talent and influencers, we’ve also been a training ground for teachers, managers, marketers, lawyers, advertising executives, politicians and even daytime television hosts (yes, Oprah has studied with them, too).
More and more people are recognizing what we’ve known for a long time: personal and professional success often rests on the same pillars that form the foundation of great comedy improv - eradicate fear, embrace failure, and foster ensemble work. Whether you’re on the famous NBC stage or simply dealing with demanding colleagues at work, knowing how to pivot out of tight and uncomfortable spaces helps you become both a more compelling leader and a more collaborative follower.
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