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The energy graph

Reflect on a situation by combining facts with emotions



The energy curve can be a useful way of taking stock of a project or period of activity. The advantage of this tool is that it combines identifying facts with analysing the impact of these key events on the team’s energy levels and motivation.


Time needed: 20 to 45 minutes


Key steps

  1. Once you’ve decided on the focus of your review, invite each participant to reflect individually for a maximum of 10 minutes and draw a graph with:

  1. Share with the group
    The participants take it in turns to explain their graph and their experience in terms of energy levels throughout the given period and key events.
  2. Debrief
    Finally, set some discussion time aside to identify the recurring themes and key differences, so that the participants can learn from the task for future projects.

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