For anyone who has fantasies of
operating a bulldozer, an excavator or a jackhammer, Bending Brook
LLC, a corporate training and consulting firm, offers the Backhoe
Challenge (www.backhoechallenge.com), which lets (supervised)
groups of up to 18 play in the dirt with monster machinery while
learning principles of teamwork.
For now, the action is in Cranbury,
N.J., near Princeton, but the company’s founders are seeking a site
closer to New York City.