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Active Maths & Literacy Games in the Outdoors

Connecting with like-minded people and enterprises across this planet is one of the small pleasures I have enjoyed during this unusual time in history. One…

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Active Maths & Literacy Games in the Outdoors

Connecting with like-minded people and enterprises across this planet is one of the small pleasures I have enjoyed during this unusual time in history. One…

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New – Discovering Positive Education Online

Attention all teachers & professional educators: I highly recommend checking out this new online professional development course from my friends at the Institute of Positive…

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101 Ways to Build Resilience

Resilience is talked about a lot these days and for good reason. Generally speaking, resilience is often defined as the ability to withstand adversity and…

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The Science To Explain Why Brain Breaks Are Beneficial

When you’re working hard, taking a break just makes sense, right? A quick break helps you catch your breath, refresh and review. The same is…

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Fun Zoom Icebreakers for Virtual Teams & Meetings

One of the most consistent talking points during the pandemic has been the level of fatigue and burnout people are feeling with all of the…

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Ten Online Icebreaker Games That Are Fun To Play

Since the beginning of the current health pandemic, our inbox has been filled with enquiries from people looking for some fun online icebreaker games that…

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COVID19 Safe Back to School Activities

With much of the northern hemisphere about to return to school amid continued uncertainty about the current COVID19 pandemic, it is clear that many schools…

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Unique Team Building Activities You May Not Have Seen

I’ve worked as an experiential trainer for 30+ years, so I am always on the lookout for new and unique team building activities. I’m also…

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10 Tell-Tale Signs That Your Online Meetings Need Help

A fellow facilitator, Jacinta Cubis, has just finished an e-book about the top tell-tale signs that your online meetings need help and – importantly –…

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Fun & Inclusive Diversity Team Building Activities

Diversity and inclusion are two words that I think will rank very high in this year’s biggest buzzwords, along with unprecedented and pivot in regards…

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12 Simple Team Building Activities for Managers

Your lead a team of staff or employees and you want them to work well together, right? You know you should run a few corporate…

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Simple Team Building Trust Activities

If you’re looking for simple team-building trust activities that are not like all the others you have seen – and are probably bored with –…

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Management Team Building Activity Ideas & Advice

It can be tough to be a manager, especially of large teams. You’re focused on looking after your team, but who’s looking after you and…

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5 Tips To Make Online Learning Videos Effective

In these times of the current pandemic, the world has rushed to embrace online platforms to engage their audiences and deliver content. As a result,…

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Fun Team Building Activities Your Group Will Love

There is no shortage of books and articles that discuss an endless array of group games and activities you can play with your team. But…

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Cool Team Building Activities for Teenagers

In response to many requests for activity ideas for specific populations, this article is all about cool team building activities for teenagers. Interactive group games…

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Small Group Team Building Activities That Work

The presumptive setting for most team building activities or programs is a group of 12 to 15 people (on average.) So, for many group facilitators,…

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Inspiring Team Building Activities For Leaders

One of the greatest gifts a leader can possess is their ability to inspire others. Words inspire people as much as actions do which is…

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Fun Office Team Building Activities & Games

Research clearly tells us that any effort you can invest in terms of time and energy to develop the team skills of your workplace will…

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Helium Stick & Mindfulness

Many of you will be familiar with the classic group initiative Helium Stick. It’s one of those deceptively simple tasks that it actually very difficult…

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Top 7 Team Building Activities & Games for Large Groups

This article describes a bunch of tips and games I believe to be some of the most useful and effective team building activities for large…

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What Is My Special Sauce?

To follow on from last week’s post, this week’s Facilitator Tips episode reveals a list of personal strengths which have helped shape my 30+ year…

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Fun Team Building Activities For Teachers

I know, I get it. You hear the word “ice-breakers” or “team-building” in the staff room at the end of a busy day and you…

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Team Building Activities on Communication at Work

There is nothing in this world in which we do not communicate. It is also true that we could all learn to communicate more effectively….