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Tool 58

Retirement speeches

What the tool is

This is a role-playing game that frees participants from the constraints of the present to imagine a better future.

When to use it

  • When a group is struggling to see how it can improve its working methods, this role-playing game can be enormously helpful.

What you will need

  • A large workspace.
  • Paper and pens (for small groups to plan their role play).

How to use it

Ask small groups to project themselves into the future, imagining that it is their retirement day and they have, throughout their working lives, created a great place to work, a highly dynamic team, a place with seamless and efficient tools and processes (or whatever is pertinent to the group).

They now have to imagine that ...

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