Ask the participants to stand facing the wall at an arms length. Now, ask them to close their eyes & push the wall with full strength.
The trainer here should generate excitement ,motivating the participants to keep pushing the wall with all their strength.
The trainer can also add humor to the entire activity by telling every one that the wall is actually moving.
After 2-3 minutes the trainer asks the participants to relax & open their eyes. Once the participants are back to their respective seats, the trainer now takes the feedback – whether the wall has actually moved or not.
The answer here would be obviously “NO". The trainer now takes the participants to the importance of focusing on the Areas of Influence.
The wall here denotes the Area Of Concern/Area of Non-Influence. Trainer here should state that one should try to focus on Area of Control & Influence rather than spending time on issues on which we have no control.
Ask for 4- 5 volunteers & have them take a good look of the entire room.
Give them a destination to be reached at the end of the room.
Now, blind fold them & ask them to reach the assigned destination without touching/colliding with the chairs.
Meanwhile, silently remove half of the chairs from the room.
The volunteers will try to reach the assigned destination taking every effort not to touch the chairs as per the arrangement shown to them.
Once every one has reached the assigned destination ask them to open their eyes & have a re – look of the entire room. They will be surprised to find that there are just half of the chairs in the room to which they had taken precaution of not colliding with them.
Learning : Obstructions are all in the mind.We perceive lot of obstructions in our mind before getting on to the actual job,However, most of the obstacles are baseless.
A B C D 1. Divide Unshaded portion of ‘A’ into TWO equal & identical parts. 2. Divide Unshaded portion of ‘B’ into THREE equal & identical parts. 3. Divide Unshaded portion of ‘C’ into FOUR equal & identical parts. 4. Divide ‘D’ into SEVEN equal & identical parts. Clues : The solution is not in the form of triangles. The solution lies in the problem itself. Clues : The solution is not in the form of triangles. This is a lesson on MINDSET
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