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Positive Communication Workshop

Every interaction is an offer. We'll help you to see the world that way and to foster that view in others.

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Are your teammates gaining energy from the hundreds of tiny interactions they experience every day? Do the language and framing norms in your organization allow creative ideas to flourish?

Teams often come to us to help determine why they feel stuck, fed-up, uninspired or creatively unproductive. The pattern we see again and again is a lack of focus on the in-the-moment behaviors that foster healthy communication and creative excitement.

Positive communication can be built around the popular improvisation concept "Yes, and...". This fundamental technique promotes a greater flow of conversation, more inclusive collaboration and deeper creativity and innovation.

We've taught over 4000 people to "Yes, and..." and transformed the dynamics of entire teams with this simple, effective tool.

In this workshop, you will...

  • Learn the concept of "Yes, and...".
  • Understand how to apply "Yes, and..." at work.
  • Recognize that "Yes, and..." is not the same thing as agreement.
  • Practice letting ideas breath.
  • Learn a core framework for positive communication.
  • Experience and practice the concept of blocking.
  • Learn to facilitate idea generation using "Yes, and...".
angela gm

During our workshop with Rachel, she created fun and engaging exercises for our group. She taught us how to effectively implement the practice into work and life. I learned to be present always, adapt quickly and 'yes and' my life and work.

Angela G. - Recruiting - Riot Games

becky b

It was a FUN way to connect with colleagues I don't see often, and really helped us learn something about our communication styles.

Becky B. - Wall Street Journal

In addition to offering dedicated workshops and programs for teams, we hold regular sessions that are open to individuals.

If you'd be interested in participating as an individual, let us know...

At the end of my life, I want to be able to say that I contributed more than I criticized.

Brene Brown