Have you ever taken an improv class? One of the first things you learn about doing improvisational comedy is to say, “yes.” When the other person suggests something, saying “yes, and” moves the sketch along. Saying “no” brings it to a screeching halt.
Life is like that, too. When an opportunity is presented and you say no, a door closes. Saying yes creates the possibility of great (or at least new!) things happening for you.
Does this mean you should say yes to everything? [Read more…]