Saying yes to new ideas, even ones that seem like they may not lead anywhere, is how we encourage more and more ideas. Creating a culture that values innovation and creativity means we celebrate every idea, and we do this as an investment in our future. Without welcoming the mediocre and even the bad ideas, the good ones won’t appear.
Ignite CSP founder Angie Flynn-McIver talks about “yes, and” in this short video.
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We spend a lot of our work life seated. Many calls and meetings have us in our chairs for hours! What do we need to know about how to ground and utilize our physical presence when we’re sitting down?
Ignite CSP senior coach, Vivian Smith, brings you some advice for just this situation.
Now I can check in with my team and monitor their progress on Slack!
This process will bring you away from the death spiral of self-sabotaging thoughts, and back into relationship with your audience. They don’t want you to fail. They want you to succeed, and more importantly, they want to be changed by your words.
Read more about how Ignite coaches people to talk to any audience with confidence.
In order to navigate the world safely and appropriately, we look for signs about what’s expected, how to behave, where to go. When we’re the ones in charge, it’s up to us to provide those signs and signals. And, crucially, it’s important to remember that we are sending signals even when we haven’t chosen them. When the flagger was done, he just walked away. In the absence of the flagger, it now felt like there were no rules.