Contrary to Popular Belief, 7 isn’t the Magic
dynamic realm of teamwork, the diversity of tasks assigned to each team often shapes the ideal team
size. When tasks stand as independent entities, a leaner team, consisting of a smaller number of
individuals, might be more than sufficient to conquer the challenges. However, when collaboration is
required, various research has indicated that 4 to 8 members work best.
ideal team member is crucial to achieve perfect teamwork. Too few members can lead to an
overwhelming workload that stifles creativity and progress. Conversely, too many people on deck will
lead to redundancy and the once-unified group will dissolve into subgroups, diminishing the
What nature says about the number 6
research on human organization has a say about this topic, so does nature. Nature seems to be really
fond of the number 6 in particular as a lot of hexagons can be found in nature, gracing beautiful
crystals, flies’ eyes, or even bubbles. Though the most well-known one for its hexagonal form is
none other than the honeycomb.
original form of honeycomb isn’t hexagonal as we may know now, in fact, it is a circle, but then the
bee workers make it into hexagonal form by melting the wax from a circle shape into a hexagon shape
using their body heat. As an efficient worker, bees definitely have a reason for this one. Research
has found that the hexagonal form has advantages beyond honey storage and definitely not merely for
the aesthetic. Each cell is a potential room to store food supply and for a space for a larva to
develop. These hexagons are not only space-efficient—as it can fit the most area with the least
perimeter—but also have a high compression strength and the ability to control heat loss.
being said, hexagons—which represent the number six in terms of shape—appear to have some kind of
magic in the natural world. But not only do hexagons weave their mathematical magic in nature, but
six individuals may also appear to wield the ideal magic within human interactions.
you think? Is six too effective? Or is it too excessive?