Book Title: The Big Book of Icebreakers : Quick, Fun Activities for Energizing Meetings and Workshops
Author: John W. Newstrom
Format: Paperback | 256 pages
Publication Date: 22 Oct 1999
Get meetings off to a great start! Icebreakers are a great way to warm up to large groups, encourage shy individuals to participate more fully, add color to boring staff meetings, and bring together people who are complete strangers. In fact, icebreakers are effective in just about any group situation. The trick is in knowing which ones are best for a given situation. That's where this book can help. It contains 65 proven and effective icebreakers that participants will enjoy and respond to, while at the same time matching each activity to the appropriate occassion.You can discover stimulating ways to: generate interest in a presentation or training topic; inject enthusiasm into sales meetings; bring cohesiveness and a shared sense of purpose to large groups; break down barriers between strangers; re-energize groups on the brink of boredom; and stimulate creative team thinking. No matter what the challenge or how tough the audience, this book will enable you to create the atmosphere you need to get the job done!