Follow the Leader… Dr. D’s Guest Blog

Dr. Dickinson is a guest blogger over at Plywood People. Here is a taste –

I was working a conference this spring, and one of my roles was to make sure that 9,000 college students walked out of the venue, picked up a boxed lunch, and had a place to sit and eat in the sunshine. Over the years, we have learned that it is easier to lead from the front, rather than push from behind (there is a whole other blog post in that metaphor). So we have designed a simple solution to facilitate this –  we have signs that say “follow me.” The volunteer leading the group of students, holds the sign high above the crowd, and leads the students to their designated lunching spot.

On that particular Saturday…


Read the rest here