Twenty One activity

Twenty One

Powerful tool to make decisions based on collective wisdom.

  • Highly interactive
  • Trusts group process
  • Ideal for assessing ideas
  • Multiple uses

Step-by-Step Instructions

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Comments (5)

  1. David Meade

    Love this!
    Can i check, after each round of scoring, do they shuffle the cards again? so there’s three sets of shuffling?

    • Mark Collard

      Yes, good question David – the cards are shuffled between rounds so that each person receives a card that (a) that is not theirs, and (b) neither partner has seen before. This last point is easier when the group is large. The bottom line, be sure that the pairs are not reviewing their own card at any time.

  2. texasteambuilder

    Mark, thank you for this technique. I’m looking forward to using it.

  3. Mary Henton

    Love this idea! Am going to put this in my “bag of tricks.”

    • Mark Collard

      Excellent Mary. I think it would come in very handy in your coaching. Have fun.

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