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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:::: 188 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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Communication Exercise: Mime it out!

Communication Exercise: Mime it out!
Games, Exercises, Communication Skills, Body Language, Acting

Article Rating:::: 77 Ratings :::: Thursday, October 22, 2009

This is a fun activity which can be used to demonstrate the importance of non-verbal communication as well as a good energiser. This exercise is most suited to bigger groups of delegates but can be used in any group size.

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Body Language Quiz

Body Language Quiz
Exercises, Quiz, Body Language, Personal Impact, Interview Skills

Article Rating:::: 212 Ratings :::: Thursday, September 3, 2009

This is quick quiz on body language. It encourages delegates to put their knowledge on body language to test and see how well they can respond to realistic situations.

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Communication Exercise: Job Pantomime

Communication Exercise: Job Pantomime
Exercises, Exercises for Kids, Body Language, Acting

Article Rating:::: 95 Ratings :::: Tuesday, August 25, 2009

This fun exercise generates a lot of laugh and is very effective in putting participants in a good mood especially after a long training session. Although designed as a communication exercise, it can easily be used as a team building exercise or energiser.

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Energiser: What am I Doing?

Energiser: What am I Doing?
Exercises, Icebreakers, Exercises for Kids, Body Language, Acting

Article Rating:::: 106 Ratings :::: Thursday, July 30, 2009

This is a fun icebreaker/energiser for any group of people. This fun activity allows participants to become creative and generates a lot of laughter.

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Eye Contact

Eye Contact
Exercises, Icebreakers, Communication Skills, Exercises for Kids, Body Language, Acting

Article Rating:::: 1300 Ratings :::: Thursday, July 9, 2009

This exercise helps the delegates to understand the importance of eye contact and appreciate its social implications. People can also compare themselves with others in making eye contact which is usually an eye opener for some. The physical nature of the exercise and its light heartedness also makes it an ideal choice as an icebreaker.

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Powerful Body Language Strategies

Powerful Body Language Strategies
Public Speaking, Training Articles, Body Language, Personal Impact, Interview Skills

Article Rating:::: 93 Ratings :::: Tuesday, July 7, 2009

When conducting meetings and interacting with other people, your body language can become a critical part of your communication and may even come to define your success or failure.

There are a number of simple yet powerful strategies which can make your encounters more productive and effective. If you are an office worker, you can use these strategies to have an edge over your colleague, client or even your boss. If you are a trainer you can use them to make your training more effective and memorable. These body language strategies are as follows...

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Communication Exercise: Read Me

Communication Exercise: Read Me
Exercises, Communication Skills, Body Language, Personal Impact, Emotional Intelligence

Article Rating:::: 151 Ratings :::: Tuesday, March 24, 2009

This is an exercise in communication with the aim to increase awareness of body language and non-verbal communications.

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Coaching Exercise: To Tell or Not to Tell

Coaching Exercise: To Tell or Not to Tell
Exercises, Communication Skills, Coaching, Body Language, Giving Feedback

Article Rating:::: 172 Ratings :::: Monday, February 9, 2009

This is an energizing exercise designed to show the difference between direct instructions and feedback. In other words, it shows that shaping seems to be a lot more effective than telling.This is an ideal exercise for coaching  as it clearly demonstrates the effect of indirect feedback.

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Team Building Exercises: Silent Design

Team Building Exercises: Silent Design
Exercises, Team Building, Body Language, Giving Feedback, Listening Skills, Design

Article Rating:::: 217 Ratings :::: Thursday, September 18, 2008

The aim of this exercise is to emphasise the importance of non verbal communication when working in a team.

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