Icebreaker Questions

Icebreaker Questions ('icebreakers' for short) are the lifeblood of any successful event. It's so important to start your event on a strong footing with an activity. Preferably with an activity your audience hasn't tried before.

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Equilateral Triangles Collaboration
Equilateral Triangles Collaboration is an excellent conference icebreaker that highlights how large self-organizing groups can successfully collaborate without the need for stringent rules, regulations and leadership.
The Radio Station
The Radio Station is an icebreaker where you aim to get your participants to think about group criteria instead of personal interests. The icebreaker comprises of two parts and it’s important each set of instructions for both parts is handed to the Participants separately.
How Well Do We Know Each Other?
Fun icebreakers are the lifeblood of any successful workshop. How Well Do We Know Each Other gets the group working together very quickly as well as having a few laughs. Participants have the opportunity to be a creative as well as show off about themselves. Some cultures might find the showing off part a little off-putting but don't we all ​need an opportunity to brag a little every now and then? Personally I think it's good for the soul to allow yourself to be impressed by others achievements.​
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Have you ever been in a workshop and needed an activity to lift the mood and inject energy into the group? ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ is a quick icebreaker / energizer that requires attention, listening skills and quick responses from your Participants. It is also 100% guaranteed to get your group laughing together which will help your event achieve its objectives.
9 Creative Problem Solving Tools For Your Next Breakthrough Idea
This is a suite of creative problem solving tools from Erik op ten Berg - an expert in creative thinking from the Netherlands. His creative problem solving process takes a challenge and finds ideas that are new, useful and meaningful. I guarantee you these activities will help you mobilise your group’s creative thinking skills.
Expectations Exchange
Expectations Exchange is a team building activity that provides clarity over respective roles in a team. It can also easily be adapted to use between departments and with clients at the start of a project.
The Freudian Walk
The Freudian Walk is an activity that helps teach the art of active listening. It can be used during a conflict resolution process or simply as an icebreaker.
Build a Bridge
Build a Bridge is a game you can use with teams of 4-6 people. You set them the task of building sturdy bridges from the materials you provide and then watch how they work together. You can use this in either a team building setting or as part of a recruitment and assessment process to see what kind of team behaviors each participant has.