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‘Yes and’ vs ‘yes but’ exercise

In pairs participants plan a party or trip together. In the first round, each time one makes a suggestion, the other responds by starting their sentence with ‘yes but …’ In the second round they start with ‘yes and …’ Appreciate, acknowledge and incorporate. Time: 10 – 15 min Number of participants: 2 – 200 [...]

‘Yes and’ vs ‘yes but’ exercise 2017-08-01T15:19:24+00:00

Circus bow exercise

In a circle, participants each get a chance to step forward, say ‘I failed’ and bow. After each bow the rest of the participants give a warm round of applause. Time: 10 min Number of participants: 2 – 200 in pairs.  Game flow: Have the participants stand in a circle. Tell them that everyone will [...]

Circus bow exercise 2017-08-01T15:20:06+00:00

123 exercise

In pairs, participants count to three, alternating to say the next number.  Time: 5 – 10 minutes Number of participants: In pairs  Game flow: Ask the group to divide into pairs and face each other. Let them count to three, each person contributing the next number alternately. Demonstrate using a volunteer. It should look and [...]

123 exercise 2017-08-01T15:21:20+00:00

Walking exercise

Participants walk around in the space. In the first round everyone stops and starts walking when the facilitator claps her hands. In the last round everyone stops and starts at the same time, without the facilitator clapping her hands.  Time: 15 min Number of participants: 6 – 50 Game flow: Have the participants walk around [...]

Walking exercise 2017-08-01T14:57:19+00:00