Outrageously Fun Community-Building Games for 30+ People
The best times I can recall as a member of my local youth group were the outrageously fun games we played during many of our…
Here’s an invitation to lean into a recent conversation I had with Douglas Ferguson, host of the Control the Room podcast, in which we discussed the essence of play as being a masterful art.
If you’re interested in the development of temporary communities to foster trust, the deliberate/strategic approach of connecting before content, and the ongoing virtual facilitation challenge towards engagement – this will be time well spent.
Click the link below to listen to this fascinating interview.
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Here’s a brief glimpse of the transcript in which I reference my transformation during a youth leadership camp…
“… I made a career of using interactive group games & activities probably based on the fact that there was one particular youth leadership camp I went on that extended over 4 days that – like night & day or chalk & cheese – just transformed me. Again, I didn’t know this at the time, but I look back & understand the facilitation of those group games is what caused the transformation. For me, it harks back to that. Now, with over 30 years experience in the field & having run many summer camps around the world, all of those give me the body of work I rely on today…”
To make it easy, here are a few added highlights in the conversation with timestamps:
With thanks to Douglas for inviting me to share his platform for a short while.
I hope you take away some useful ideas from this episode.
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