Why Icebreakers Don’t Work & How to Fix Them

This topic has been a very popular keynote theme and conference workshop session of mine for a few years now.

While many understand the concept of an icebreaker, most group leaders design and deliver them poorly and consequently, they rarely serve their intended purpose.

Many months ago, in the midst of COVID and international time zone differences, I was invited to be a part of a video broadcast in which I was interviewed to talk about this very topic.

Beamed live over Zoom, the conversation was led by Erich Kurschat from Harmony Insights as part of his Lunch Date series of interviews.

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Click the button above (or here) to watch and listen to our conversation, a fun and informative banter to be sure.

You’ll discover the reasons why icebreakers don’t work, what you can do to avoid this from happening and the five things to look for in any experience to ensure that it successfully breaks the ice.

And for some further reading on why icebreakers don’t work and what you can do about this all-too-common issue, click here.


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