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101 Great Games and Activities

ISBN: 978-1-118-29601-1
372 pages
April 2012, Pfeiffer
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Training dynamite!

Training mastermind Arthur VanGundy, author of the best-selling Brain Boosters for Business Advantage, has assembled 101 original games and activities guaranteed to satisfy almost every conceivable training need.

These dynamic exercises are accompanied by:
* Concise objectives
* Recommended uses
* Suggested audience
* Required time
* Necessary materials
* Detailed procedures
* Potential discussion topics
* Possible variations . . . and more!

Get VanGundy's best-selling game assortment and add these simple, practical, power-packed resources to your training arsenal today!
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Career Development

Myths 3
Doris J. Shallcross

Objects 5
Arthur VanGundy

Occupational Grab Bag 7
Arthur VanGundy

Road Maps 10
Frank Prince

Change Management

Broomstick Demonstration 17
M. K. Key, Blair Nickle, & Caroline Portis

Creating Aim 25
M. K. Key & Scott Fisher

Helping Others Deal with Change 29
M. K. Key & Scott Fisher

Turning Misery into Merriment 33
Anne Durrum Robinson

Clarifying Expectations

Guaranteed to Fail 37
Sivasailam Thiagarajan & Raja Thiagarajan

The Tie That Binds 41
Arthur VanGundy

We’ve Got Rhythm 43
Janice Kilgore & Arthur VanGundy

Wall Murals 45
Arthur VanGundy

Climate Setting

Bond and Connect 49
Robert Alan Black

Feather Talk 51
Deanna Berg

Perceptions 53
Roger J. Syverson

Rumperstickers 55
Anne Durrum Robinson

Vanity Plates 57
Robert Alan Black

Communication

Do You Hear What I Play? 61
Suzanne E. Jonas

Incredible Difficulty of Communicating Simple Ideas 63
Margaret J. King

Influence, Not Authority 65
Marlene Caroselli

It’s Crystal Clear to Me 70
Leslie Berger & Nance Guilmartin

Language Bias 72
Melinda M. Morris

Creativity

Belt It Out 79
Roger J. Syverson

It Just Doesn’t Add Up 81
Unknown

More Ideas Than You! 84
Arthur VanGundy

Promoting and Selling Ideas 88
Robert L. A.Trost

That’s the Worst Idea I’ve Ever Heard! 90
Arthur VanGundy

Think About It 92
Rick Kirschner

Tripping 94
Suzanne E. Jonas

Diversity

Divided or Diversified? 99
Penny Hampton

I Believe 101
Merry C. Buchanan

It’s a Man’s World After All 103
Merry C. Buchanan

Mandalas 105
Doris J. Shallcross

Music Machine 107
Janice Kilgore

Under the Sea 109
Merry C. Buchanan

Valuing Diversity 111
Richard G.Wong & Kristin A. Poppenheimer

Energizers

Box of Life 125
Arie Maat

Go Team! RAH! 127
Penny Hampton

Hands-On Networking 129
Robert Alan Black

Hugs and Kisses 131
Penny Hampton

Meet and Greet 133
Janice Kilgore

What’s My Line? 135
Richard Whelan & Robert Merritt

Evaluation

Benchmarking Team Feelings 139
Mary K.Wallgren

Phrase Phases 143
Arthur VanGundy

Pieces of the Puzzle 146
Penny Hampton

Showing What We Have Learned 148
Robert Alan Black

Stand by Me 150
Arthur VanGundy

Getting to Know You

Cartoon Time 155
Roger J. Syverson

Comic Relief 157
Melinda M. Morris

Let’s Connect! 159
Leslie Berger

Let’s Get to Know One Another 161
Robert Alan Black

Light, Medium, or Heavy 164
Sivasailam Thiagarajan & Raja Thiagarajan

Picture That 167
Arthur VanGundy

Puzzling 170
Arthur VanGundy

Who Are These People? 172
Robert Alan Black

Goal Setting

Goal Pictures 177
Arthur VanGundy

New Hires 179
Merry C. Buchanan

Personal Mission Statement 181
Melinda M. Morris

S.M.A.R.T. Basketball 184
Arthur VanGundy

Icebreakers

Boxes of Your Life 189
Robert Alan Black

Corporate Jester 191
Dave Gunby

Handshaking 193
Robert Alan Black

KNOWU Cards 195
Mary K.Wallgren

Implementation

Five Double You’s 205
Arthur VanGundy

Mental Rehearsal 207
Suzanne E. Jonas

Sandwich to Go 209
Arthur VanGundy

Taking Ownership of New Ideas 211
Melinda M. Morris

Interviewing

Baptism by Fire 217
Janice Kilgore

Empowered to Know 221
Janice Kilgore

Group Interviewing Criteria 224
Janice Kilgore

More Than One Way to Skin a Question 226
Richard Whelan & Robert Merritt

Taking Charge 230
Janice Kilgore

Tri-Counseling 233
Gary Wagenheim

Leadership

Follow the Word Leader 239
Arthur VanGundy

It All Depends 241
Arthur VanGundy

Leadership Inventory 244
Melinda M. Morris

There Must Be a Leader in This Group 247
Robert Alan Black

Listening

Been There, Said That 251
Rick Kirschner

Say What? 253
Arthur VanGundy

Talking Stick 255
Maggie Dugan

Will We or Won’t We? 258
Peter R.Garber

Negotiation

How to Win Over the Boss 265
Merry C. Buchanan

Lobbying 269
Kip L. Lilly

More Similar Than Different 283
Melinda M. Morris

Saucy Deal 285
Bill Lazarus & Arthur VanGundy

Problem Solving

I Never Thought of It That Way! 291
Leslie Berger & Nance Guilmartin

Pipe Cleaner Challenge 294
Don Crane

Problem as Solution to Another Problem 296
Judith Morgan & Andre de Zanger

Things That Rhyme 298
Peter R.Garber

Whole-Brain Writing 301
Margaret J. King & Arthur VanGundy

Team Building

Composition 305
Janice Kilgore

Excuuuse Me! 308
Rick Kirschner

Get on the Soapbox 310
Arie Maat

Relationship Map 312
Mary K.Wallgren

Role Observation Illumination 316
Gary Wagenheim

Secret Coaches 319
Sivasailam Thiagarajan & Raja Thiagarajan

Six Pack 321
Doris J. Shallcross

Values

Identifying Cultural Assumptions 325
J. G. O’Boyle

Values Roll Call 327
Melinda M. Morris

Value Valuation 329
Janice Kilgore

Why? Why? Why? 331
Arthur VanGundy

About the Editor 333

About the Authors 335

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