Midnight Ramblings: The Taj Mahal

Midnight Ramblings
A few years ago, there was a big cross-organizational management summit, and my division's director was the host of the event. The whole point of the summit was to exemplify and foster cross-division collaboration, which was rare in the company (rare in any company of size, really..). Our division director purchased a massive 6,000 piece lego set of the Taj Mahal for a team building exercise during the multi-day summit. That's all I knew to be true about the summit. I was a grunt, not first line management or higher, and certainly not middle-management or director level, so I was not invited to the summit. I had to deal with the results though, and they were not good. The Taj Mahal team building exercise lasted only an hour or two,…
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