Patricia Ryan Madson is our latest Cool Friend. She's the author of Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up. According to its advance press, the book is "an irresistible invitation to lighten up, look around, and live an unscripted life." Tom's quote from it is this: "There are people who prefer to say 'Yes,' and there are people who prefer to say 'No.' Those who say 'Yes' are rewarded by the adventures they have, and those who say 'No' are rewarded by the safety they attain." Madson discusses her 13 maxims for getting the most out of being more spontaneous in your life in her Cool Friend interview here. You can also see constructiveliving.com to learn more about her ideas.
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