These are the same "field-tested" team building activities that I use in my programs -- perfect for virtually any business, sales team, school or civic organization. Some of the activities take just a few minutes, some last about 10 to 20 minutes, and some last up to about an hour. All of the team building games, icebreakers, energizers and closing activities are great fun and designed to be conducted in a regular meeting room or classroom. Some of the activities use inexpensive materials that are easily obtained at the dollar store, while many require no preparation or materials at all.
Never conducted a team building activity before? Don't worry! I'll guide you every step of the way with suggested scripts and facilitation secrets so that you look like a pro and get the results you want the very first time! If you can read out loud, you can do this! Please don't be mistaken -- these activities are all simple to conduct, yet have remarkable impact -- 100% guaranteed.
Here's a Brief Description of Some of the Team Building Games, Meeting Icebreakers, Energizers and Closing Activities You Get Instantly:
Team Building Game #1 -
Building Castles in The Air
This energizing eye-opener brings out people's natural tendency to compete and challenges them to think creatively to achieve measurably better results. They could learn from other team members, they could learn from their mistakes in the first round, they could even share resources to create a bigger win for everyone... but will they? People are amazed by their successes when the team pulls together and a great discussion follows on how a cohesive team can achieve incredible results.
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Team Building Game #7
The Domino Effect
What's the number one complaint most team members voice? "We need to communication better!" This easy-to-conduct activity is one that my clients talk about for years! It's fun, it's frustrating, it's totally experiential, it's filled with laughter, and it's the perfect activity to help identify the barriers that are in the way of effective communication in your environment and how they can be eliminated.
A “Kiss” of Appreciation -- It's not what you think, but
it's one of the most powerful activities I've ever used to end a
meeting and receive a standing ovation.
Who Will Cross the Line First? -- Is your group
competitive? This icebreaker is a must!
A Vision is Worth A Thousand Words -- Want to get
everyone on the same page? My clients always ask for more time when
I lead this activity because they have so much fun doing it and seeing
People BINGO -- Not sure how to get people to mix and
meet new people? This is an absolute winner.
Building The Perfect Team Member -- Time to get the
creative juices flowing, and maybe a little glue, too.
Seat Swap -- This is one of the simplest activities yet
leads to amazing insights about thriving in the midst of change.
What Color is Your Thinking? -- Want a unique and
powerful way for
your group to solve problems and think outside the box? Use this
activity and see the "light bulbs" turn on.
The 30-Second Consultant -- Got a problem? Solve it
quickly and collaboratively with this eye-opening activity.
Designers, Developers, Salespeople and Customers --
Perfect for teams with different job functions, participants
experience how they can work more effectively toward common goal
while respecting one another's individual styles.
The Award Goes To -- Do some people on the team need more recognition? They'll remember this for years to come.
No “I” in Team -- This on-your-feet icebreaker helps people
constrain the biggest deterrent to effective listening -- their
Soaring to Success -- Not sure how to close your meeting?
Use this on-your-feet quickie to end on a high-note.
Walking Billboards -- It's not nice to talk behind
people's back... or is it? This is one of my most requested closing
Family Ties -- This two-part activity serves as both a perfect icebreaker
and a closing activity where participants form ties that bond and learn much more
interesting things about each other than the typical stuff.
Survival on the Moon -- An absolute classic game of
survival. Will you do better to trust yourself or your teammates?
Nametag Scavenger Hunt -- Get the energy pumping from the
moment participants arrive and let people know that your meeting will be
Ten Body Parts -- My mother taught me this energizer
years ago and, to this day, no program participant has been able to
solve it on their own.
Group Story Telling -- It's amazing what stories your
group can tell and what insights they'll gain from this laugh-filled
This Place Can Be a Zoo -- The first time I used this icebreaker was with a relatively conservative group in Singapore. This turned out to be exactly what the group needed after three days of rather dry presentations. The once quiet room was filled with energy, laugher, and open minds.
...Plus 10 more incredible team building games, meeting icebreakers, energizers and closing activities that I'll keep as my secret until you place your risk-free trial order :)
"My team had no idea it was my first time..."
Anel Martinez, Customer Support Manager
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"So easy to conduct -- really builds
"I've already conducted five of the activities. They are so easy to conduct, and so straight forward with such a nice impact. They keep people energized, refreshed, and build great team synergy."
Jim Hastings, Staff Development & Training
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"I thought the price was a little
"I ordered it anyway and downloaded it right anyway. I then used four of the exercises. I absolutely loved it! Everything went flawlessly and was very easy to execute. It turned out to be one of the best purchases that I've made. In fact, I'd tell David to raise the price."
Marilynn Mobley, Vice President