Essay about Small Group Reflection

For our smaller small group challenge we were given a team building activity to help us develop our group cohesion, communication and leadership qualities. Our task was that we had to create an innovative product that students want or need, using at least five items amongst a variety of miscellaneous items given by the group that created the task. Once we created our product we had to come up with a name and a description of it. Once that was done we had to figure out a marketing scheme, either an advertisement, a sales pitch, or a speech for example. We then had to use that idea to promote and sell our product to a stranger on campus. The final product we created and promoted was study buddy for students named Tux. Our study buddy was made out of a box where students could keep their study supplies such as pencils and sharpeners. We also made a slot in the back where we wrote motivational quotes on cue cards, that way while students are stressed and studying, they can pick out cards to give them motivation. Lastly the party aspect of Tux was that we attached two cups to the side of him that students could use for their alcohol. We used a sales pitch to sell him to a couple of strangers we approached in Hagey Hall.
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It was an effective way to keep us organized and on the same page. I wanted to make sure that by writing all ideas down, we could make every decision as a group. One thing I would do differently if I were to do this challenge over again is keep better track of time. As a group, we all got occupied in the creation process of Tux that we did not allocate much time at the end to put together our sales pitch. We ended up doing our sales pitch on the spot. If we spent more time formulating our sales pitch, we may have been able to sell Tux better than we did. Therefore next time, one group member should take on the role of timekeeper so we could better allocate our…