The Yes, But/Yes, And Game
From: The Power Manual
The Yes, But/Yes, And game comes from the field of theater. The goal for the actor is to keep the story going, even in tricky interactions. Therefore, blocking and accepting are key acting skills. The purpose of this game is to understand the relationships between the signs of patterns of domination.
Cyndi Suarez works with leaders in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and social movements, including most recently the Movement for Black Lives. She helps social change leaders move from struggle to flow by helping them build elegant ideas and structures. She has a MS in Nonprofit Management from Southern New Hampshire University, and studied Feminist Theory at the New School for Social Research. Suarez is Senior Editor at Nonprofit Quarterly, the leading nonprofit journal. She lives in Boston, MA.