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From discos to black holes: a game that unlocks creativity

Get your team into a creative frame of mind by turning limiting thinking patterns into liberating mindsets with this quick game that will also bring a smile. With Ray Murphy and Nick Eagleton.

Key Takeaways


Rooted in the world of improv; Sorry No, Yes And is a simple game that emphasises the difference between the limitations of ‘Sorry no,’ thinking and liberates the mind through a ‘Yes and...’ response that can unlock creativity.


Find a partner and ask them a simple question, like ‘shall we watch a film tonight?’. They should reply with ‘Sorry no,’ and say why not.


Ask the question again, but this time get them to respond with ‘Yes and...’, and finish the phrase. Now, build on what they’ve said with ‘Yes and…’ and see where it takes you!