This is an excellent exercise about communication, collaboration and assumptions. Designed to be run in a face-to-face setting, it can be easily adapted to suit a virtual setting (suggestions provided). It works best for a group of around 10 people and you wil need around 20 minutes to run it. DOWNLOAD NOW
A quick, simple and active exercise that links well to team development and problem solving. It can also be used in communication and leadership courses. All you need is a light football and some space! For larger groups, you can make it competitive by having two teams go head to head. DOWNLOAD THE EXERCISE
A classic game played to illustrate how we put up artificial barriers between individuals/teams at work, which leads to competition rather than co-operation, and is damaging to the customer/organisation. The game lasts from 30-45 minutes (depends how tightly you manage the time) and you will need a separate room or area for half the group….
An active exercise that works will with large groups (you need at least 6 people to make it work). It takes around 30 minutes and can bring out a number of issues including objective setting, communication, change, process management, and team working. Very versatile! DOWNLOAD NOW
This 9 minute TedTalk addresses the issue of why it can be difficult to solve what appears to be a simple problem, especially when more than one person (or team) is involved. Something everyone can relate to that brings home the challenges clearly. VIEW THE VIDEO
A fun exercise that works well as an energiser, especially for large groups. With a bit of thought it could be adapted (by adding more rules) to be relevant to topics such as team work and communication. Takes around 15 minutes to complete – all you need is post-it notes or stickers and a pen….