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Brainstorming of team values during INFRASTAR Training week #02


Last week, our INFRASTAR project team had our second training week in EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland. We had 5 days of intensive courses and met plenty of excellent lecturers and professors. One of the lecture impressed me a lot and in this post I want to share how we achieve the team building with help of Mr. Polo Looser.


Here is the beautified results of our brainstorming towards team building :)



At the beginning, Mr. Polo Looser wrote three keywords on the black board: Values, Dealing with interaction and Ways of working, which are related to team working. We were divided into three groups and each group would discuss how we understood the keywords and wrote our opinion on the blackboard. 


Then  Mr. Polo Looser told us to rank these comments. Everyone can only vote three comments following 3,2,1 points on each key word group.


Finally we got the ranking list of what most people think of the team work!

Top three keywords about our project values:
  1. Creativity and curiosity.
  2. Pleasure.
  3. Trust.

 Top three keywords about dealing interaction:
  1. To be direct and honest with everyone.
  2. Informality
  3. Ideally, physically meetings.

 Top three keywords about ways of working:
  1. Equal contribution.
  2. Following shared professional principles such as respect time schedule.
  3. Share knowledge.

This lecture is so interesting for me, it is the first time that I get to know how my teammates think about team working. I believe it will definitely help us to cooperate better with each other .






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