Hard Talk One of my favorite and often the most impactful team building activities is HARDtalk in which the leader of the team is exposed to hard hitting questions.
The key is the first questions, which needs to be the toughest one, the one that everybody wants to know the answer for and the one that people gossip about. As the audience gasps and holds their breath at the audacity of me to ask the question everybody wants asked but nobody dares to.
Then, I keep on digging deeper with follow up questions that doesn’t let the boss off the hook but forces him/her to explain their actions and address the consequences. Personality Tests Personality tests like MBTI or Belbin are great, non intrusive ice breakers, in which team members get an insight in the personality type and preferred styles of their colleagues.
This exercise as well as the next two exercises can’t be done straight of the bat and require some team gestation time. Mask Exercise This exercise asks participants to draw one of the mask they wear.
We don't want you to see this as a job interview, but you do have to make a good impression in 3 minutes, as well as learning as much as you can about your date.
Having another person show real interest is extremely flattering, so asking interesting speed dating questions should score good points with your date, but best of all, being well prepared with good questions will allow your dates to see you at your very best - relaxed, sociable and confidently out-going.
After having drawn the mask, the person is asked to share his mask in the larger group in which members can ask questions to clarify or further explain certain characteristics. Life Line This team building activity is similar to the mask exercises since it requires people to share their ‘life-line’ and specifically the events in the past that have shaped them today.
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