Closer to the Sun

Closer to the Sun
Participants form a circle around an object on the ground identified as the sun. Ask participants to move closer to or further from the sun dependent upon the accuracy of each statement.

  1. I live in King County
  2. I was born in Washington State
  3. I like my job
  4. This is the best job I ever had
  5. I like to work alone
  6. Hearing everyone’s viewpoint is important
  7. I like to have all the information before I get started
  8. I am OK with last minute changes
  9. Conflict makes me stronger
  10. I am always open to feedback
  11. Winning is important to me
  12. I seek out people who are different to me
  13. I email most of my communication
  14. I would rather lead than be led
  15. More hands make light work
  16. I am comfortable expressing my feelings
  17. I like to work with the same people most of the time
  18. I work harder than most people
  19. Good enough is never enough
  20. Pay people the best salaries and they will deliver the best product

Reflection/Processing: (Important! Be sure to ask several of these questions at the end of the activity.)

  1. About which person did you learn the most? …the least?
  2. Which people do you hope to get to know better? Why?
  3. Which answer surprised you most?
  4. Which person do you think/feel is most like you? Which seems least like you?
  5. In what ways did this activity help you get acquainted with other group members?
  6. If you were to lead this activity with another group, what will you do similarly or differently?
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