There was insufficient time during the first CO.STARTERS program for entrepreneurs to connect and to learn about one another’s passions, interests and areas of expertise. In response, we designed the orientation class for first-time entrepreneurs to ease-in to the rigors of the entrepreneurial journey.
We engaged the entrepreneurs in a team-based exercise, “The Marshmallow Challenge”. They were challenged to build the tallest, free-standing structure to
Throughout the exercise, the entrepreneurs had to practice active listening and worked collaboratively to successfully complete the build. After the challenge, there was a greater level of appreciation for working in teams and it was clear that bonds of friendship and camaraderie were forming. See more pics here.
Stay tuned for more updates as the Fall 2019 CO.STARTERS rolls along.