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Team Building Exercise: What I Like

Team Building Exercise: What I Like


Purpose

In this exercise, delegates will have an opportunity to share their personalities with others. Sometimes stating our principles to others is the best way to show our true beliefs. This exercise accelerates the process of getting to know each other and can act as an icebreaker as well. It is also ideal for people who have worked together before and want to strengthen their relationship or understand each other more. It is also ideal for team building events.

Objective

Fill in the “Personality Questionnaire Form” and discuss the answers with others

What You Need

  • A copy of “Personality Questionnaire Form” for each delegate.

Setup

  • Distribute the forms to all delegates.
  • Ask them to fill in the forms individually as best as they can.
  • Allocate 10 minutes for this part.
  • Bring everyone back together and ask delegates one by one to present their answers.
  • Follow with a discussion.

Timing

Explaining the Exercise: 5 minutes.

Activity: 10 minutes

Group Feedback: 15 minutes.

Discussion

What do you think of this exercise? Do you know your colleague better now than before? How did this help you to present your true beliefs to others? Could you guess how others were going to respond? Were you surprised by any of the responses you heard? Were others surprised by your responses? What does this mean to you?

Personality Questionnaire Form

I am at my best when __________________

I most admire people who are __________________

The most important qualities that I look for in people are ________ and ________

I am most proud of myself because of __________________

Two important qualities that I know others would recognise in me are ________ and ________

Two important qualities that I think everyone must have are ________ and ________

My greatest hero in history is ________ because ________