Where have I been? Just came across this TED talk by Tom Wujec. http://on.ted.com/8HBQ. It’s a very interesting seven minutes. Find Tom on Twitter - @tomwujec A very simple team building exercise, with some surprising (or not surprising) results. Heartening to learn kindergartners can outperform MBA’s. They know about “fail often, fail fast”. They haven’t unlearned that yet. MBA’s may have learned it somewhere, but they don’t always know it.
Learn more about it on: http://marshmallowchallenge.com/Welcome.html
I’ll be trying it soon.