The Fall of the Trust Fall

The Fall of the Trust Fall

The Trust Fall: we all know what it is, even if we’ve never done one. Culture has this power. At this point, hearing about a Trust Fall probably brings about a quaint smile which is the cherry atop your pile of disdain, much like you experience seeing a ridiculous fashion that once dominated your wardrobe. Like tight jeans. Or loose jeans.

The bizarre phenomenon of the Trust Fall is a story worth telling. It represents so much of what’s rightfully scorned about crafty adult learning experiences. The Trust Fall is a suitcase for your cynicism, and despite the fact that well-crafted team experiences demonstrably increase innovation, retention, and decision speed, we tend to enter these settings with a healthy bit of hesitation.

Or maybe a ton of it.

Thank you, Trust Fall.

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