Say Yes!: Improvisation as the Trainer’s Edge…

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Portland Country Club - Falmouth, Maine


  • Available to presenters and other complimentary members.
  • Available to employees of companies with a Corporate Bundle. For your registration code, please see your company's bundle administrator.
  • Available to members who have paid for membership and breakfast in advance.
  • Available to members with active annual memberships


Please join us on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 8 – 9:30 AM at the Portland Country Club, 11 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME. (Check-in, breakfast and networking begins at 7:30 AM.


How would you describe your ultimate team experience? Maybe you would use words like “stimulating”, “high-powered”, “in the zone!”. Perhaps you felt like your team was functioning in a new dimension beyond the boundaries of space and time - what Mihaly Csikszentmihaly called “Flow”. At the foundation of these kinds of team experiences is trust. 

Deep trust is the underlying premise of the successful improviser as well. You may think talent is essential in improvisation - it is not. Honesty, vulnerability, hard work and curiosity are actually much more important, and those qualities are essential too in building trust for working teams. 

“Saying Yes!” is an opportunity for you to actively explore the many intersections between improvisation and real life. Participants come away with intriguing tools to try, a renewed sense of their own innovative potential, and deeper trust in their ability to think on their feet.


Kymberly Dakin

Kym Dakin is Founding Principle of Voice Into Learning, LLC. She provides presentation coaching and experiential business trainings for fully realized employee potential, improved company morale, and increased productivity. Kym is also a founding member of Portland Playback Theatre Co., currently in its 10th year; Playback is an improvisational method practiced in 60 countries that combines real life stories and improvisational structures for a powerful theatre experience. Kym is also the creator of ShiftPOV, a unique group facilitation tool accepted into the 2015 Top Gun program. Kym currently does work with Maine DEP, Natural Resources Council of Maine, and with the Standardized Patient program at Maine Medical Center, bringing communication expertise into medical residency programs. She is also the winner of the national audiobook award, the Audie, with recordings for BBC, Brilliance Audio, and Audible.Teaching credentials: (M Ed. Adult Ed.) Bowdoin College, USM, University of New Hampshire and UNE.

Registration is required by the end of day Wednesday, October 12th.

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