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March 10, 2014 Uncategorized

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March 9, 2014 Uncategorized

StrengthsFinder Assessment – One of the best tools for developing strengths of a team.

I just recently returned from a leadership retreat that used a powerful tool for developing and understanding the strengths of a team. It is called the SrengthsFinder assessment, which correlates with StrengthsFinder 2.0, a book written by Tom Rath. StrengthsQuest was developed by the Gallup Organization as a a student development and engagement program, and is […]

March 5, 2014 Books Tags:

Paradigm Shift YouTube Channel – The best team building videos from around the Internet

The Paradigm Shift team has spent countless hours on YouTube looking for the best team building and leadership activities, games, icebreakers, energizers, name games, and debrief videos. The videos are from experts like Mark Collard at playmeo.com, Tom Heck at the International Association of Teamwork Facilitators, and many, many more! There are separate playlists that divide […]

February 19, 2014 Videos Tags:

The 2014 Paradigm Shift Calendar is FIlling Up Quickly!

The Paradigm Shift 2014 calendar is really filling up quickly, especially June! If you want to have a Paradigm Shift leadership or team-building event with Ryan Eller, Jerrod Murr, or one of the other talented Paradigm Shift consultants you need to contact us ASAP! You can find our full calendar here, and you can contact […]

January 29, 2014 Workshops Tags:

Popcorn – An Engaging and Entertaining Icebreaker

Let’s be honest, sometimes we need a fun time-filler that will keep our groups engaged without keeping them bored. Popcorn is just the kind of activity you are looking for…it is fun, it is fast, and it is engaging. Stephanie Bolen, one of the wonderful Paradigm Shift consultants, explains the instructions for Popcorn in this […]

January 20, 2014 Icebreakers Tags: ,

Eureka Games Spider Web – A Prop to Engage Groups of all Ages

I recently attended a conference in Nashville and ran across a group of people standing in the lobby. These people were apparently having the time of their life. Of course, I had to find out what was going on. In the middle of the circle I found Rob Davlin, the founder of Eureka Games and […]

December 4, 2013 Initatives Tags:

Cowboy Up – A Free Icebreaker

The majority of the Paradigm Shift team is from Oklahoma, so we like a good cowboy activity from time-to-time. This activity gives your participants options on how they want to proceed as a cowboy. Cowboy Up Number of Participants: 5-15 Time: 5-10 minutes Activity Level: Moderate Props: None Description: This activity is a last participant standing […]

September 18, 2013 Icebreakers Tags:

Which Foot Do You Hop On? 3 Fun Ways to Split Your Group

Several times throughout a sequence of activities you will come across a need to split your group in half. I have learned three fun ways to split the group without having to count-off or count people. Each of the following activities somehow will divide the group of participants pretty close to equal. Try them out […]

August 30, 2013 Uncategorized

Gridwalk – A Group Problem Solving and Team Building Initiative

Great team-building and problem-solving initiatives are sometimes hard to find. Look no further, because this classic leadership activity is perfect for small groups looking to accomplish a task while working together. Gridwalk Number of Participants: 5-25 Time:  15-30 minutes Activity Level: Low-Moderate Props: Gridwalk Tarp and Gridwalk Map Objective: For the entire group to cross […]

August 14, 2013 Initatives Tags: ,
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