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Team Building Exercise: Aim for the Flag

Team Building Exercise: Aim for the Flag
Leadership, Exercises, Team Building, Problem Solving, Resource Management, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 14 Ratings :::: Monday, April 28, 2014

This is an entertaining and educational exercise for building teams and getting people to work together towards a common objective. You can explore a whole lot of topics on teamwork, leadership, communication skills and problem solving. Unlike many team building games that are competitive, this exercise is cooperative despite having two different teams assigned with different tasks. As a result, the setup allows people to have a good time while also learning how to work with each other towards a common objective. The exercise can be run just in theory as well, but it is best if it is actually implemented. For that, you would need to access an open area such as a park with a specific layout so it does not require planning and preparation on your side.

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Teambuilding Exercise: Handle Toxic Waste

Teambuilding Exercise: Handle Toxic Waste
Exercises, Team Building, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Resource Management, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 43 Ratings :::: Monday, April 15, 2013

In this team building exercise, the group must work together to handle toxic waste symbolised by an object. Many areas can be explored in this exercise including leadership, problem solving, teamwork, communication skills and attention to detail. You can easily adjust the difficulty level of this exercise by varying the type of equipment used or changing a number of parameters as described in the Variations section below.

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Team Building Exercise: Mexican Wave

Team Building Exercise: Mexican Wave
Games, Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Large Group, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 33 Ratings :::: Monday, June 25, 2012

This exercise is a great energizer. It is highly active and best performed outdoors. At first, this exercise may sound bizarre but people usually get used to it quickly. It can be used as teambuilding activities for kids or for adults.

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Attention and Focus Exercise: Touch 9 Cones

Attention and Focus Exercise: Touch 9 Cones
Games, Exercises, Exercises for Kids, Large Group, Attention and Focus, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 55 Ratings :::: Monday, November 14, 2011

This is a physical exercise ideal for physical training as well as concentration and focus. This exercise touches on many areas with the aim to make an individual more agile and precise while under pressure. In particular, participant will cover the following:

  • Think strategically to plan ahead and determine your moves
  • Execute moves perfectly based on a strategy
  • Move quickly with maximum speed and minimum error
  • Concentrate without making mistakes
  • Compete with others both physically and mentally

You can run this exercise as a competitive game and offer a prize to the winner.

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Change Management: Concentrate on Change to Survive

Change Management: Concentrate on Change to Survive
Exercises, Team Building, Large Group, Memory, Change Management, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 21 Ratings :::: Monday, August 1, 2011

This exercise helps delegates to understand the importance of focusing and concentration when they are in a fast changing environment.

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Team Building Exercise: Make it Square

Team Building Exercise: Make it Square
Leadership, Exercises, Team Building, Problem Solving, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 39 Ratings :::: Monday, May 23, 2011

This is a physical exercise with an aim to encourage team work and collective problem solving. Use the variations to adjust the difficulty. It also highlights the importance of self-organisation and the necessity for leadership when confronted with challenging tasks.

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Team Building Exercise: Make a Shape

Team Building Exercise: Make a Shape
Exercises, Team Building, Communication Skills, Problem Solving, Large Group, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 26 Ratings :::: Monday, April 18, 2011

This is a physical team buiding exercise that encourages self-organisation within a team when confronted with a challenge. You can test the group to see how quickly they can come up with a self-assigned leader who would then go on to coordinate the group’s activity to increase their efficiency.

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Leadership Exercise: Follow My Instructions

Leadership Exercise: Follow My Instructions
Leadership, Exercises, Team Building, Memory, Delegation Skills, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 43 Ratings :::: Monday, January 17, 2011

This is a powerful team building activity that brings out the potential qualities of a good leader. It is a fairly physical exercise and you may need to brief the participants beforehand so they can come ready to participate in this exercise (for example, come with comfortable cloth). It is an ideal exercise for team building where you can explore a range of topics on management and how to respond to a manager’s instructions.

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Team Building Exercise: Helium Stick

Team Building Exercise: Helium Stick
Exercises, Team Building, Problem Solving, Large Group, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 1978 Ratings :::: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

 

This simple yet powerful team building game helps the delegates to understand several concepts all at once; communication skills, cooperation, patience and how to manage small contributions to achieve an effective results with the correct balance.

This exercise is particularly suitable for team building courses and is remembered well by delegates well after the course due to the nature of the training activity and its simplicity.

 

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Team Building Exercise: Guess Who is the Leader

Team Building Exercise: Guess Who is the Leader
Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Body Language, Outdoors

Article Rating:::: 129 Ratings :::: Monday, April 19, 2010

In this activity, participants engage in a fun and entertaining exercise. A person at the centre of a group attempts to guess the leader of others based on what people do. It requires attention to detail to gestures, eyes and postures as well as looking at people carefully. It encourages quick decision making and extensive observation of body language and non-verbal signals.

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