I recently had a fascinating experience “trapped in a mine shaft” in an escape room with six other people. Escape rooms are physical adventure games in which players are locked in a room solving a series of puzzles trying to escape within a 60-minute time limit.
Being “trapped in an abandoned Utah mine shaft”, I began thinking about how we all can get “trapped in a mind shaft”. Here are a few leadership observations from the experience:
Curiosity. Age and experience are not always helpful in problem solving. Ross, a curious 13-year