I Think I Make
1. To expand team members’ awareness of their contribution to the
2. To experience feedback on personal contribution.
8 to 12 team members
Up to 2 hours
A room large enough to post ranking cards on the walls. Arrange the
ranking cards from 1 to 10 horizontally along a wall.
1. Paper, pencils, tape or push pins for each team member.
2. Ranking cards made from 8½ x 11-inch sheets. Each card should
have a separate number on it so that each number from 1 to 7 has
its own card.
3. Flipchart paper and markers.
1. The facilitator asks each team member to reflect for a few minutes
about his or her own contribution to the team’s ability to achieve
its purpose. Each member should arrive at a rank level for the
contribution. A ranking of 1 indicates little contribution to the team,
and a ranking of 7 indicates high contribution to the team’s ability
to achieve its purpose.
2. The facilitator asks the team leader to reflect on each team
member’s contributions to the team’s ability to achieve its
3. The facilitator then asks the team members to go to the wall
where the ranking cards are posted and stand below the card that
they feel reflects their contribution to the team.
4. Each member will be asked in turn to explain the reasons why
they ranked themselves in their particular position and how they
arrived at their decision.
5. The team leader will then record the individual rankings on the