Nurturing - Deepstash


The more experience people have, the more assumptions they are likely to make around why an idea “won’t work.” This is often because they have seen many successes and failures throughout their careers and want to avoid repeating mistakes. As a result, the most seasoned workers — who typically happen to be the most powerful — can be the hardest to convince.

One of the fastest ways to prevent a colleague from shutting you down is to use a tool from the world of improv called “Yes, and …”


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