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7 icebreakers 7 icebreakers Presentation Transcript

  • Thomas Berg (and brayden mann)
  •  Learn to understand the team  Help them learn to know each other  Help them understand you  Create an inclusive environment 8/28/2013 2
  • 8/28/2013 3 Icebreaker #1
  •  Everyone grabs a few gummy bears  Sort by color  Each color represents a different question 8/28/2013 4
  •  Red: What is the biggest concern for your students going into this year?  Yellow: What campus goals would you like to accomplish this year?  Green: What are the strengths of your SGA?  White: What motivates you to serve in this position?  Orange: What support would you like to have from MSCSA? 8/28/2013 5
  • 8/28/2013 6 Icebreaker #2
  •  Person creates 3 statements  Group tries to guess which statement is the lie. 8/28/2013 7
  • 8/28/2013 8 Icebreaker #3
  •  Each person gets a 3x5 index card.  Each person creates a question based on a common subject (school, leadership, teamwork, etc.)  Use open-ended questions (who, what, when, where, why, how)  Each person asks their question, the group answers 8/28/2013 9
  •  There are advantages to using different icebreakers for different situations.  The Gummy Bear Game: Sugar rush for important, yet dull meetings.  Two Truths & A Lie: Finding your poker players.  You Write The Question: General topic selection can lead to critical group thinking in a necessary area. 8/28/2013 10
  • 8/28/2013 11
  • 8/28/2013 12 Thomas Berg (and brayden mann)
  •  You have been gifted with a year of service.  Setting the strategy of team development early will alleviate months of stress down the road  In the end, the next generation will be prepared for transition. 8/28/2013 13
  •  How do you expect your team members to perform?  What is your expected outcome? 8/28/2013 14
  •  Do team members understand their roles?  Do they understand how the strategy will benefit them & the team? 8/28/2013 15
  •  Are your team members committed to the job at hand?  Are they excited about the opportunity? 8/28/2013 16
  •  Do your members understand the overall mission of SGA?  Do they understand how their jobs relate back to that mission?  Have they set goals of how to meet that mission? 8/28/2013 17
  •  Do the members feel like they have ownership of their projects?  Do they know what the boundaries are? 8/28/2013 18
  •  Do members understand how to assert their ideas?  Do they understand how to work toward consensus? 8/28/2013 19
  •  Are your members clear on your communications?  Do they clearly know what to do next?  Is communication two-way?  Do they know when & how to approach you? 8/28/2013 20
  •  Do you have an environment open to creative thinking?  Do you have resources available for research & development? 8/28/2013 21
  •  Are your members accountable for their actions?  Is there finger-pointing when a negative situation occurs? 8/28/2013 22
  •  Can you use failures as a training method?  Do you make sure to recognize success?  Are you preparing members for transition? 8/28/2013 23
  • 248/28/2013  Clear goals…  lead to clear roles…  which lead to clear processes…  which leads to good interpersonal relationships.
  • 8/28/2013 25