So, in a workshop earlier today we were given the following “Icebreaker” question … “If you were a Vegetable, what Vegetable would you be; and why?” We had 60 seconds to come up with our answer.
I said I would be a Carrot. My reasoning?
- I am quite straight (in the sense of getting to the point)
- I have a firm root and grounding (I have a solid family foundation and belief system)
- I can be added to many different situations and add value (think Carrot Cake or adding Carrot to various savoury dishes etc.)
- I do, occasionally, show some imperfections (like all of us – nobody is perfect!)
Finally, and confirming that I used to own an allotment and therefore am a bit of a Gardening fan! I also said that like the Carrot I am a good “Companion Plant.”
Let me explain that a little …