Welcome to the dankest squad ever, as Andy liked to call us! I truthfully couldn’t be any happier with how well my group blended and worked together. We connected right from the beginning and shared the same sense of what we wanted to accomplish for the final project.
As for my role in the group, I think that I kind of took on more of the leadership role. I have a history of taking control of situations where I feel comfortable and confident about a topic. Being that the environment is very important to me, I had a clear picture of how I wanted the outcome of this presentation to look and I’m very particular to how we were going to get there. From the beginning, I delegated our meeting times, what our mission for the week would be, and who would be accomplishing what tasks (with input on each members’ strengths of course). I tend to be very particular about things being submitted and finished in a timely manner, and so I made sure that everyone knew exactly what their role and job were for each week that way our projecting would continue to move along. For example, I knew that Andy had the most knowledge and skill when it came to the technical side of the project and so I allowed him free reign to edit the video and gather materials. Jimmy had a clear grasp on the kind of audience we were trying to reach, and so he went forth and did some research on open space. Stefanie helped out with research and gathering footage and writing out our ideas and paper. Overall, everyone worked very hard on this project and we all accomplished our goal to create an awesome video promoting and educating people about Open Space Month.
Not only did we come together as a group of students taking the same class, we came together as a group of friends. Sometimes our meetings consisted of only a couple minutes of work, and an hour or two of hanging out, talking, and eating food. I’m sad that the semester has come to a close, but I’m happy it ended with a group of friends and a great video on Open Space Month.