Speed dating ice brakers
The three games suggested below require minimal set up, are easy to communicate and most of all are lighthearted and fun.
Practice them through in your head so you have them ready to call upon at short notice…just remember: “Team building, speed dating”!
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.
This exercise as well as the next two exercises can’t be done straight of the bat and require some team gestation time.3.Secret Ingredient that Ties Top Teams Together, where the bottom line is that people need to really know each other before they can become a high performing team.When team members have understood and accepted the power of disclosure I do a number of team building activities that helps them get everything together. Speed dating A non evasive team building activity to kick off discussions about personal relationships is a speed dating exercise in which you request team members to answer a number of different speed dating questions.Luckily, the team here understands how to properly onboard a new employee, so I was okay, but I’ve had different experiences at other companies I’ve worked at.Onboarding is one of the hardest things to get right in the employee life cycle, but in my opinion, the most important.