I really loved this experience of rescuing the baby ducks and the team work demonstrated by the group. Giving priority to saving life than to reach conference in time, is really commendable. Flora and Fauna also teaches many good things in life, like here the ducklings taught ‘team work’ to the group who had almost lost the essence of a team in the conference. Thanks Stuart for sharing this experience.
Several summers ago for work, I attended a week-long team-building conference held on a college campus. Attendees were divided into groups of five and members of each group were to collaborate on various projects for the duration of the conference. Small assignments began on day one and we were informed that the conference would culminate with a day-long special teamwork exercise. On the last day of the conference a project unique to each group would be assigned and required to be accomplished by day’s end.
“To demonstrate how your group has become a solid team.” the instructor explained with an evil grin.
Groans echoed through the classroom. My group’s leader was the most vocal.
None of the five in my group had met before the conference. In fact, we each came from a different state and attended the conference for various reasons. My group leader made it clear that he…
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