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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….

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Building Engagement & Connections Remotely: Podcast

If you consume some of your media via podcast, you’re going to love the latest Energetic Education podcast, from Dale Sidebottom. I appeared many years…

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Unusual Team Building Activities Your Group Will Love

It should come as no surprise that hidden within the hundreds of interactive group games & activities we have curated as part of our online…

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Jamboard – Awesome Software for Virtual Team-Building Activities

Take a look at this awesome program from Google’s suite of free apps called Jamboard. In the short video below, I’ll show you how it…

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Leadership Attributes I Never Leave Home Without

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode reveals the top five leadership attributes I never leave home without. This could easily be a very long list but…

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Outdoor Team Building Activities You Can Run

One of my favourite pastimes as a kid, and now, as an adult, was playing outdoor team building activities with my friends and colleagues. Just…

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Corporate Team Building Activities & Events Employees Will Love

When done well, corporate team building activities are more than just fun, they are valuable investments in the culture and productivity of your organisation. We’ve…

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Fun Activity To Set Behavioural Norms

There is an activity called ‘Crossing the Mall’ which is based on the group exercise Elevator Air. It’s pretty simple, really, but the outcomes can…