7Executing the Game Plan

Purpose always serves—it is the manner in which we use our gifts to make a difference in the world. Purpose is not purpose without adding value to others. It is not self-expression for its own sake; it is self-expression that creates value for those around you.

—Kevin Cashman

All for One


When team members put their own success before the team’s success

Group Size



One 16-foot length of rope; a variety of different size and type balls, for example, tennis balls, small rubber bouncy balls, inflated beach balls, marbles (one ball per person); bucket


10 to 20 minutes

Setting the Context

As the team ...

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