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Two crucial skills that any successful business person
needs are the ability to communicate clearly and the
ability to listen.
The blind maze will allow you to use both skills, as
you become dependent upon a partner to succeed.
Choose a course through your office that requires a
few twists and turns.
Divide up into partners (for the advanced version,
choose partners who are having trouble communicating
well with one another).
Blindfold one team member (one team at a time) and
have their partner lead them through the maze with
only their voice.
Time them and deduct five seconds for everything they
hit. Switch places and combine their times for the team's
Complete this for all teams in the group. As a variation,
blindfold the boss, and see who is most effective in
getting him/her safely through the maze.This can
often highlight effective but overlooked leaders.
This highlights out-of-the-box thinking.
Begin by standing in a circle and asking
people to toss a bean bag to someone
else in the group, with each person
getting it once.
As a leader, keep out of this, as you
will need to time them in a minute.
Ask them to repeat the toss in the
same order of people, and time them.
Then ask them to shave their seconds
down a little bit (if they did it in 30
seconds, try for twenty).
Then, ask them to do it in five seconds
or less, while always keeping the same
order of people.
The trick to this is to get them
to realize they can rearrange
their positions in the circle and
hand it around.
However, let them continue to try
different things, with the only rule
being they have to give it to the
same person each time.
The fewer hints you drop, the more
satisfying it is for them to discover