- active listening
This is a team puzzle that introduces a few constraints to emphasise the need to cooperate, to collaborate and most importantly to listen. It can be used to assess a team's dynamic, to identify current or potential leaders and to simply build culture within a team.
Get everyone into circle
Hand out all of the game cards as evenly as possible
You must hold on to your own cards. No sharing them or putting them down.
You may not use pens, paper or electronic devices to help you
Solve the puzzle as quickly as possible.
Set the scene: “Expressed in the 30 cards that I’ve given you, is a puzzle. The objective of this game is to solve that puzzle.”
Read out the rules
Begin the game and the timer
15 mins in
30 mins in
45 mins in
Celebrate either way
How the game make you feel? Why?
What could you have done to make the game easier?
What antipatterns did you notice?
Did any of you disengage? Why?
Was anyone leading? How did it go?
Visualization is powerful
| Card 1 | Card 2 | | Card 3 | Card 4 | | Card 5 | Card 6 | | Card 7 | Card 8 | | Card 9 | Card 10 | | Card 11 | Card 12 | | Card 13 | Card 14 | | Card 15 | Card 16 | | Card 17 | Card 18 | | Card 19 | Card 20 | | Card 21 | Card 22 | | Card 23 | Card 24 | | Card 25 | Card 26 | | Card 27 | Card 28 | | Card 29 | Card 30 |