2 Life BoatA passenger liner is wrecked at sea and these 15 people find themselves together in a lifeboat. The lifeboat however can only support 9 people. If six are not eliminated everyone will die. If you were in command of the lifeboat, which would you choose to survive? A doctor. GP. He is addicted to drugs and very nervous, aged A black Minister. Protestant. Age A Prostitute, no parents. She is an excellent nurse. Has already saved a drowning child. Age A male criminal. Charged with murder. He is the only one capable of navigating the boat. Age A man mentally disturbed, who carries important government secrets in his head, age A salesman. He sales automatic washing machines. Member of the local Rotary Club. Age A crippled boy, paralyzed since birth. He can not use his hands, or do anything for him-self, so must be fed by others. Age A married couple. He is a construction worker, who drinks a lot. Age 27. She is a housewife with two children at home. Age A Jewish restaurant owner married with three children at home. Age A teacher considered one of the best in Essex. Age A catholic Nun. Supervisor of a girl’s school. Age An unemployed man, formally a professor of literature. He has a great sense of humour, showed courage in the last war and was in a concentration camp for three years, age A married couple deeply in love, but yet no children. Both Irish. He is studying to be a pharmacist. Age 24. She is a housewife, helps with a playgroup. Age Discuss who you would save and why.
3 StrandedA rope will be laid out on the floor and the object is for you to pass it. You cannot go over the rope or under the rope.Close your eyes and move slowly so you don’t bump into things.If you need help raise your hand and one of us will assist you.
4 Knot Fun Directions: Everyone sit in a circle Some people will have handicaps (Blind, Mute, one arm)Knotted tangled rope is placed in the middleEveryone must grab a piece of the rope, that part that you are holding is now yours!Untangle the rope without letting go of your part of the rope (one hand on at all times)
5 DiscussionExplain 3 of the main leadership skills that you feel were demonstrated in these activitiesIn stranded, why or why not did you ask for help? Hoes does this relate to today’s society?Group dynamic is important for leaders. How do games like “knot fun” Strengthen the group dynamic?When untying the knots did you get frustrated? Why or why not? How did you overcome frustrationExplain from the activities today what leadership qualities you feel you need to work on.