My favourite activity was the blindfolded night walk, with one person leading the blindfolded group around the campsite, which put mutual trust and communication skills among group members to the test. Through this activity, I realised that the team did not merely rely on the leader to overcome obstacles, but also on the members to help warn each other the next hindrance, as it was often difficult for the leader to take care of members at the back. Moreover, this activity also emphasised the importance of empathy in leadership. Before giving out instructions, the team leader must think from the perspective of the blindfolded members and understand their fear as they were unable to see their surroundings.
My biggest takeaways from this workshop were trying out different roles in a team and learning to collaborate effectively with others in various situations.