Guest blogger: Dorothy Byers Lorenze . . . One Saturday morning I was watching Produce Pete – the veggie guru on the NBC New York affiliate station who chats about seasonal fruits and vegetables each week. On that day, Pete was expounding on the glory of asparagus and he stuck the stalks in a glass of water, held it aloft and proclaimed, “THIS is how you keep asparagus fresh!”
I’ve had various titles and roles throughout my life. These are a few of the lessons I’ve learned from being an art history student, an art collector, a museum curator, a museum educator, and an assistant to a United States Senator.
Don’t dismiss what could be a good idea. Practice saying “Yes, and . . .” this week. It’s hard to do, but it’s powerful. Saying “Yes, and . . .” immediately changes your outlook from negative to positive. It opens up your world to other possibilities.
Audio version of the newsletter. It’s important to learn to say No, but it’s equally important to say Yes and to be open to possibility. Saying “Yes, and . . .” immediately changes your outlook from negative to positive. It opens up your world.