One Team, 5 Miles, 500 Sheep
Unite or seek 500 sheep
The Team faces the Challenge of their Life time: Herding 500 Sheep across 5-7 Miles. the whims of nature, unknown terrain, Dangers like crossing roads or from predator animals are the Ingredients of this natural Leadership LaB. Are they Strong and Smart enough? If they went through this, they master any business challenge.
This is How it Works:
Briefing. The team is receiving 500 sheep, 1 shepherding dog, a map and some basic shepherding instructions.
Off they are. The new shepherds must herd the sheep over a specific route. They are on their own. They must get along with themselves and the sheep. The prime challenge is to balance the walking and eating times of the sheep. They must learn the tricks of the trade very fast.
The unconventional challenge will will lead to stress and crisis which accelerates learning and strengthens resilience. "We have gone through this, there is nothing which can upset us after this."
Debriefing and lessons learnt with trainer and shepherd.
Top Bild Hüpfende Menschen Lalit Shahane Flickr.com CC, andere Bilder, soweit nicht gekennzeichnet, Creative Commons Deed CC0
Warum die Natur der bessere Coach ist, höhere Akzeptanz hat und keinen offenen oder verdeckten Widerstand provoziert? Parallelen zwischen dem Geschäft, Kunden und einer Tierherde? Was Ikea und Daimler mit Team Building in der Natur erlebt haben?