What Relates to You?

Prepare 4 sets of 3 posters containing a large single word (see list below) and place them in 3 spots in the room with a cover sheet on top. Each flip chart will have one of the words from each set in the same order. Army, Navy, Air Force Beach, Mountain, City Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry Dog, Cat, Other Gather everyone […]

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Big Ball O’Questions

Open a meeting using a beach ball covered with 50 to 100 questions written in permanent ink. Have everyone stand in a circle and toss the ball to each other. When the ball is caught the question closest to the left thumb is the one to read aloud and answer. Note: White beach balls work best otherwise avoid […]

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Silent Touch

Enables greater sensitivity and awareness between team members. I recommend you divide larger groups into teams of (6 to 10). Silent Touch

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Helium Stick

Deceptively simple but powerful exercise for learning how to work together and communicate in small to medium sized groups. Helium Stick

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1, 2, 3

Ask everyone to find a partner, preferably somebody new or somebody they do not normally work with. Have them face each other. Close enough to be just inside each others comfort zone. Explain this game is played in rounds. Each round begins on your command and lasts for approximately 30 seconds. Round One. Each pair […]

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The Human Knot

Getting to know each other better is unavoidable. Tip: This works best if you start with a circle not an oblong as it avoids circles forming within circles. For 10 or more players, I’ve played with as many as 50. The Human Knot

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