On this day in leadership history in 1993, the eight people who had stayed in “Biosphere II” emerged from their sealed off environment. One of the primary lessons learned was to be ready to improvise. Nobody on the team expected ant and cockroach overpopulation, or morning glories running so wild in the rain forest that Biospherians would have to spend hours every day pulling down the vines.
What’s the leadership lesson? If you have foolproof idea or concept as a leader, think again. Test it well before making a broad launch or implementation.
Biosphere 2 Website – Link