Climate Change Leadership – MOOC

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Photo of people building LEGO together on a table

Build/make/draw a representation of leadership

In this step you’ll do an exercise to encourage reflection, creativity and imagination.

Imagination is the key to human progress. Without the capacity to imagine a different world that is more beautiful than the one in which we live, change is impossible.Alison James and Stephen D. Brookfield, 2014, p. 3



  1. Create a representation of what leadership is for you. Use LEGO or other building materials. If you don’t have anything to build with, draw or use things you have at hand. Use your own experiences, the exercises from earlier steps, and your perception of leadership. You could think about a situation, a metaphor or a story.
  2. Reflect on what your representation (what you made) says about leadership.

Add your reflections and thoughts to the discussion at Twitter #cemuscclmooc or Facebook, or at Studium.

More on this method can be found at The LEGO Serious Play Method, and in Alison James and Stephen D. Brookfield’s book Engaging Imagination: Helping Students Become Creative and Reflective Thinkers (2014).


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