We benefit from focusing on what we can control and not what we can’t.
We can become aware of the myriad of ways we influence the reactions we get from others, even the negative reactions.
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.3.
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.3.
Mask Exercise This exercise asks participants to draw one of the mask they wear.
It’s used to help people go deeper into themselves or to break open a “stuck” group.
If in the meantime you have other suggestions for ‘getting to know each other’ team building activities, then please share them below!
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.
Others are single due to the circumstances of their lives.
They may have just gotten out of a meaningful relationship or have dated relentlessly and just haven’t found someone with whom they’re truly compatible.
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