The metaphors discussed following the “teeter-totter” activity today were exceptionally demonstrated in our failure to keep our eggs from harm.
- Following the advice of a singular leader who is capable of providing guidance, not just expertise, seemed to be the takeaway from this exercise (to me). The leaders who successfully guided their teams to victory communicated effectively while they took in information from their team and made decisions quickly.
- The idea shared about the effect of culture on the outcome of this exercise was something I did not have the foresight (via my lack of a breadth of different cultures’ experience) to expect. I am now better able to understand the significance of a peoples’ culture with respect to group dynamics and teamwork.