I love using this activity to demonstrate how teams assess information to make a decision. This works well with 5 or more people and time required is 15 minutes. Use a space large enough for the team to sit in … Continue reading
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This is an awesome activity for developing cooperation among team members and to gain problem-solving experience. It works best with groups of 4 to 8 people and requires 10 to 15 minutes.
This team activity allows you to creatively demonstrate the power of a collective vision. It works with any size group and requires about five minutes. You will need easel paper and a marking pen.
This exercise works great to demonstrate the concept of informal roles and how it affects the team dynamic and decision-making process. Assemble a group of six or more people. The activity takes 30 minutes and you will need to have the … Continue reading
This team activity demonstrates the issues associated with improving a process. Ideal team size is 10 to 15 people or groups of 10 to 20 people and time requirement is 20 to 30 minutes. You will need a ball (in … Continue reading
This is an awesome activity for developing cooperation among team members and to gain problem solving experience. It works best with groups of four to eight people and requires 10 to 15 minutes.
This activity is a great opportunity for demonstrating the importance of taking time to reconnect as a team. You will need a space large enough for the team as a group to be able to mingle about for about 5 … Continue reading
The objective here is to enable the team to “form” quickly, provide a sense of closure to the team’s activities, and to let each other know what’s going on with them personally. This activity works well with any group size, … Continue reading
The objective of this team activity is to creatively demonstrate the importance of teamwork. Group teams of 4 to 8 people are optimal and the exercise will take 30 minutes.
It’s that time of year when most people will be attending holiday parties. As well, many organizations will be hosting company celebrations for their staff after a long year of hard work, dedication and ongoing stress. But, there are dangers … Continue reading
This is an innovative activity with a structured opportunity for groups to experience competition and opportunities for cooperation and collaboration between functional organizations. The exercise works well with 4 groups of equal size in a space large enough for each … Continue reading
Use this unique activity with groups of 3 people to creatively demonstrate the power of teamwork versus an individual’s work. The exercise requires 10 minutes. You will need: A universally familiar object, such as a telephone, coin, currency, company insignia, … Continue reading
The Summer Extraordinary Team newsletter is now available! Updated format (no longer a html – we have gone back to pdf, and you can access it in full color or grayscale/black & white. This quarter, we have featured: Serve … Continue reading
During a recent conference, a dozen women gathered together in the evening to share a glass of wine and get to know each other better. We came up with these five starter questions, which each woman selecting one question she … Continue reading
Recently, a good friend asked me how I managed to get so much done while traveling, facilitating, consulting, writing while also being able to enjoy time with my family. It all comes down to planning and getting the “big rocks” … Continue reading