This exercise can be used when you are looking for a problem-solving exercise that challenges people’s assumptions. The marshmallow challenge is a great way to push a group of people to build, test and iterate. This activity encourages critical thinking and provokes people to demonstrate resilience in the face of challenges or frustrations.
The purpose of this fun exercise is to encourage a group or team to work together, utilise their problem solving skills, learn to fail fast and inspire creativity.
In many cases, three key lessons may come up during a debrief of this exercise:
The Pomodoro® Technique
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