What is the single most important thing when communicating a message? Trust. The listener has to trust the speaker, and the speaker has to reciprocate, and reinforce that trust. How do mascots learn to trust?
The age-old technique of a “Trust Fall” – the act of relying on the partner you can’t see to be there to catch you, and help you to stand up again.
You think it’s hard for people to close their eyes and fall backwards? Imagine how difficult it is for a Honey Bee, or even a Donorsauraus. That’s right, I said Donorsaurus.