Team Wellness Session: Family Shields

Activity Report

Location: Korando Educational Center
Activity Date: 06.05.2024
Start Time: 9:00 AM   End Time: 11:30 AM

Facilitators: Thomas Ogalo
Number of Participants: 10
Male: 4   Female: 6

Activity Purpose/ Summary:
Family shields serve as a powerful tool for team building by providing a visual representation of shared values, heritage, and aspirations within a family or group. These symbols not only instill a sense of belonging and unity among family members but also reinforce a collective identity rooted in tradition and history. Through the process of designing and displaying a family shield, individuals collaborate, communicate, and creatively express their connection to their familial lineage, fostering stronger bonds and teamwork.

Moreover, family shields offer a tangible reminder of the collective goals and responsibilities of the group, inspiring members to work towards common objectives. By proudly displaying the shield, families honor their past achievements and symbolize their commitment to upholding the values and ideals it represents. This shared emblem serves as a source of recognition, pride, and motivation, encouraging individuals to support and rely on each other as they strive to build a cohesive and resilient team, bound by a common legacy and vision for the future.

Personnel Input:
Throughout the exercise, Tom facilitated open discussions and encouraged active participation, ensuring that every member felt heard and valued. He provided guidance on the symbolism behind different colors, symbols, and mottos, helping the family members to create meaningful representations of their collective identity. As the designs took shape, Tom facilitated compromise and consensus-building, nurturing a sense of unity and shared purpose among the participants.

By the end of the exercise, Tom had successfully led the family in creating unique and meaningful family shields, strengthening their bonds and laying the foundation for continued collaboration and teamwork in the future.

Supporting Partners:
Better Me Team Members

May 6, 2024

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