This exercise as well as the next two exercises can’t be done straight of the bat and require some team gestation time.3.
Mask Exercise This exercise asks participants to draw one of the mask they wear.
It requires significant introspection and for some people past events can be of a traumatic nature; they might have issues thinking of them, let alone sharing them.5.
Hot Seat I often do the Hot Seat exercise only if the team has displayed solid steps on the ‘trust ladder’ since it requires each individual to give feedback to the other person in the presence of other team members.
After having drawn the mask, the person is asked to share his mask in the larger group in which members can ask questions to clarify or further explain certain characteristics.4.
Life Line This team building activity is similar to the mask exercises since it requires people to share their ‘life-line’ and specifically the events in the past that have shaped them today.
One person is asked to sit on the ‘hot seat’ and his colleagues are asked to answer the following two question for the colleague in the hot seat: I will expand on this in next week’s blog.
When it comes to dating and relationships, it’s hard not to feel that you are a victim.After all, others can be cruel; you will get hurt, and no, it isn’t always your fault.But the reality is that we hold more power over our romantic destiny than we often think.Then, I keep on digging deeper with follow up questions that doesn’t let the boss off the hook but forces him/her to explain their actions and address the consequences.3.Personality Tests Personality tests like MBTI or Belbin are great, non intrusive ice breakers, in which team members get an insight in the personality type and preferred styles of their colleagues.
We benefit from focusing on what we can control and not what we can’t.