This week David Anderson challenged us to create a scenario about preventing workplace violence.
Addressing the topic of violence comes to me about as naturally as learning Hungarian, so I put this challenge aside for awhile.
While organizing files a bit later, I stumbled across these cute-as-a-button holiday images and decided to challenge myself to use them – exactly as they are – for the challenge. The snowman and gingerbread man would be my characters, and I wouldn’t let myself manipulate or change them.
Since Christmas trees were part of this set, I opted to have the snowman run a Christmas tree lot and have the gingerbread man pull a heist. The only weapon-like image I had was a hatchet, so it became a hatchet job.
You, as the learner, choose how to respond. In both the positive and negative outcomes you’re given tips to help you successfully cope with the situation before trying it again with different choices, giving you a safe and effective way to learn and practice the concepts.
Try it Out!
Do you know how to handle tough times on a Christmas tree lot? Try it right here and find out! You might even have a little gingerbread-themed fun while you’re at it.