Well, a big part of onboarding is a focus on company culture and connecting with your co-workers. Moral dilemma Create a number of possible moral dilemmas your students might encounter in life, write them down, and place each item folded up in a bowl or bag. This is a pretty challenging game! Instead of giving them a number, you could also have them line up numerically by height, age, birthday, etc. You could even split up into smaller teams, wear team costumes and see which team places highest! A glimpse of Alphabet Soup The groups get multiple attempts to touch a sequence of letter and numbers as fast as they can. Reverse the roles and have them try again. It is important that each turn only reveals the words or picture from the previous round. Examples of these subgroups can include night owls and morning people, pineapple pizza lovers and sushi lovers, etc.
Or, if you do not want to break the team into groups, ask the team as a whole to supply one word at a time. These activities are perfect for when a new hire or group of new hires are being introduced to the company. You can create even more challenges and raise the bar in fun quotient, by making the going extremely tough for capable teams. It also encourages them to listen and to think about the way they make decisions. The Xs represent clucks, and the Os stand for claps. Mark each year on the timeline.
When the time is up, have a spokesperson for each group reveal how they classified the objects, and why. Take the remaining member and place them inside the triangle. The more we do something we like, the more our brains get used to doing it, and the more we expect it. Working together as a team, the group have to use their bodies to form letters and words. Brainstorm bonanza Having your students create lists related to whatever you are currently studying can be a great way to help them to enrich their understanding of a topic while learning to problem-solve. The goal is for everyone to reach the other side as quickly as possible. Sprinkled in the document are sentences which say something else entirely.
Game 3: Truth And Lie Give each team member four identical slips of paper. The doors are locked, and knocking down the doors or breaking the windows is not an option. You might set additional rules, such as requiring the name of the person to be said aloud when the card is flipped over, or some other related bit of information connected to the image on the card. The worth of those games is to stay on the light and funny side. The first to collect all of the items and bring them to you, wins! It is somewhat similar to the Zappos culture book, but allows your team a chance to build it more directly.
It should be about 12 feet long by 6 feet wide, at least. Instruct them to form a perfect square out of the rope without removing their blindfolds. The more unusual the object the better. Educating your students about problem solving skills from an early age in school can be facilitated through classroom problem solving activities. This is particularly effective if you have a lot of new team members and you want everyone to learn their name and something about them. These blindfold activities can be delivered in less than 20 minutes and only require a blindfold and a rope.
The ultimate goal is to get back first with the most items. Next, ask them to choose any work-related problem which they are facing and then solve it. Whether they remain in the office or are to leave the building is up to you. Who can catch the most Pokemon or claim the most gyms? Then, in small groups, the first team member writes down an idea on how to solve the problem on a piece of paper and passes it to the next person. This is great activity for focusing on communication skills and developing trust.
While none of the four objects is an exact match, each have qualities that reflect that perfect list. For example, if you are studying a historical, current or fictional event that did not turn out favorably, have your students brainstorm ways that the protagonist or participants could have created a different, more positive outcome. Purpose: This exercise deals with both communication and leadership styles. To solve it, the participants will need critical thinking, excellent coaching and communication skills, shared leadership and perseverance. The team will quickly learn how others work, solve, and think outside of the typical work-related realm. After the humorous first attempt, have your groups come up with a game plan and assure them it is possible.
Everyone will get a kick out of it, and some may be a little confused. After picking a genre of film at random, teams stretch their creativity and race against the clock to have their final cut ready before the big premiere. For an extra layer of difficulty and problem-solving, instead of writing it the items themselves, write clues, simple descriptions or riddles. One at a time, blindfolded team members are guided by their team mates through an obstacle course to the finish line. Awful Movie Recommendation This is one we do at.