Trying to understand the perspectives and experiences of our clients,
while working with other students with different strengths and
weaknesses, backgrounds and expectations has made for a steep learning
curve. I find working with others in foreign environments brings out
my passions but also shows me there are personality flaws in my own
behavior. I want to work on being more patient, and also draw out
people's ideas and encourage them to develop their thoughts into
The other day, 'tall man' took us out on a tractor ride through the bush to see
where the real estate development will be at Green Castle Estate. The
first phase has 71 lots, with spectacular views, but currently very,
very bumpy roads! We tried to work on the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats analysis on the iPAD while we road around, but it was tricky!
and a lot of scares ( maybe a bush rat siting stopped me from sleeping! ) while learning, discussing, growing,eating and living together. What an amazing experience we've had so far, and it's not over yet!