Draw Toast

Tom Wujec Design Exercise

An introduction to Systems Thinking, and a simple approach to promote Clarity, Engagement, and Alignment. DrawToast workshops provide an effective introduction to systems thinking and design collaboration. In 30 minutes, engage a team in an easy and fun exercise. Then follow it with an in-depth systems modelling of a relevant challenge your organization faces. Click here to download a free guide to ... Read More

Marshmallow Challenge

Tom Wujec Design Exercise, TED

The task is simple: in eighteen minutes, teams must build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string, and one marshmallow. The marshmallow needs to be on top. Surprising lessons emerge when you compare teams’ performance. Who tends to do the worst? Why? Who tends to do the best? Why? ... Read More