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Team Building Exercise: Capture the Dragon

Team Building Exercise: Capture the Dragon
Leadership, Games, Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Problem Solving

Article Rating:::: 33 Ratings :::: Monday, June 2, 2014

This is a fun outdoor activity ideal for team building. It is also useful for young children as it is cooperative and competitive. It’s the kind of team leading exercise that leads to a memorable experience.

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Team Building Exercise: Take it Without Touching

Team Building Exercise: Take it Without Touching
Games, Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Attention and Focus

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

This is a simple but fun team building exercise most suitable for outdoors. This exercise can also be a fun activity for kids. You can run competitively and give a prize to the winner. It helps to train people to stay focused while being totally aware of their environment as the dynamic changes. The winner must be good at predicting what others are going to do while keeping them guessing on he would do.

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Team Building Exercise: Don’t Spill the Water

Team Building Exercise: Don’t Spill the Water
Leadership, Games, Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Resource Management

Article Rating:::: 94 Ratings :::: Monday, October 7, 2013

This is an exercise similar to the popular team building exercise on handling toxic waste. The major difference here is that participants need to handle a glass of water and don’t spill it while carrying it from one location to another.

The exercise is ideal for teamwork, leadership and resource management. The competitive atmosphere leads to rapid decision making, activity coordination, and novel ways to compromise and get the task done.

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Teamwork Exercise: Sort the Numbered Plates

Teamwork Exercise: Sort the Numbered Plates
Leadership, Games, Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Large Group

Article Rating:::: 58 Ratings :::: Monday, September 2, 2013

In this team building exercise, delegates learn to work together to complete a seemingly simple task. However, teams can always get better results if they plan ahead, assign leaders, coordinate their activities and generally think of ways to optimise their workflow. You can teach about many teamwork skills in the context of this exercise.

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Team Building Exercise: Touch the Tennis Ball Once

Team Building Exercise: Touch the Tennis Ball Once
Leadership, Games, Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Attention and Focus

Article Rating:::: 58 Ratings :::: Monday, July 29, 2013

This is a fantastic exercise in getting a group practice working together, coordinating their activities and learning to work more efficiently. Delegates must review their performance and think of better strategies in problem solving.

As an analogy this exercise can be thought of as a production team tasked to produce a gadget where the efficiency of the team leads to better production rates. The team must think of ways to improve the production rate and workflow. They must think of strategies that can be implemented easily in practice and improved on. The exercise requires teamwork, leadership, communication skills and the ability of each team to get the best from every individual.

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Persuasion Exercise: First Out of the Circle Loses

Persuasion Exercise: First Out of the Circle Loses
Games, Exercises, Negotiation, Coaching, Persuasion Skills

Article Rating:::: 41 Ratings :::: Monday, June 3, 2013

The ability to persuade people is a useful skill both in personal and professional life. This exercise is ideal once you have covered persuasion skills in your training course and want to go through a more demanding exercise that requires people to persuade each other strongly. It is an entertaining exercise as it involves everyone in a simple yet powerful setting.

To truly get the best from this exercise, you can follow it with a review and discussion. You will need to take notes during the exercise as each can play differently. You will need to refer back to the strategies used by participants while persuading each other during discussions. You can then comment on the effectiveness of these techniques and get delegates to discuss them.

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Cooperation Exercise: Wear a Bandana

Cooperation Exercise: Wear a Bandana
Games, Exercises, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Large Group, Persuasion Skills

Article Rating:::: 31 Ratings :::: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

This is a fun and entertaining team training exercise that helps you cover many topics such as team coordination, self-organisation, leadership, teamwork and cooperative behaviour while achieving a given goal quickly and efficiently.

Teams are assigned to wear a bandana in a way that it is different from other groups. The first group that does this successfully wins. The pressure to wear the bandana uniquely but quickly leads to complexities similar to those found when engaged in real-life projects. The time pressure helps to increase tension and stress so teams can practice working under pressure while achieving a goal.

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Crisis Management: How to Have a Plan Before it is Too Late

Crisis Management: How to Have a Plan Before it is Too Late
Leadership, Games, Exercises, Problem Solving, Resource Management

Article Rating:::: 12 Ratings :::: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

This is a useful exercise that helps delegates to quickly come up with a plan to respond to a crisis. In today’s dynamic world, crisis management is crucial. Risk prediction and risk management is vital for companies. This exercise turns crisis management into a game, providing a fun and educational environment to learn about this important management activity.

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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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Creativity Exercise: The Most Profitable Lego Tower

Creativity Exercise: The Most Profitable Lego Tower
Games, Exercises, Team Building, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Persuasion Skills

Article Rating:::: 217 Ratings :::: Monday, December 19, 2011

This entertaining exercise enables delegates to practice their creativity and problem solving in a team. It can also be used as a game or competition between different groups with a prize at the end.

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