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101 Games for Trainers: A Collection of the Best Activities from Creative Training Techniques Newsletter

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101 of the best games from Creative Training Techniques Newsletter gathered into one book. These classroom-tested games, exercises, and activities add spark and energy to your training sessions—and help adults really learn without even knowing it. Includes one-day workshop presents techniques for accurately interpreting both verbal and nonverbal aspects of a message in order to improve. This best selling title is guaranteed to be a great resource for any training professional.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. Copyright
  4. Contents
  5. Foreword
  6. Introduction
  7. #1: The Other Half
  8. #2: Mystery Shopping
  9. #3: The Sum of All Fears
  10. #4: Jellybean Jamboree
  11. #5: Sequencing
  12. #6: Musical Chairs with a Twist
  13. #7: The Secret Word
  14. #8: Defining “Diversity”
  15. #9: Tug-of-War
  16. #10: Standing Around
  17. #11: Personal Lifelines
  18. #12: Competitive Review
  19. #13: The Boob Tube
  20. #14: Benchmarking the Best
  21. #15: Taboos
  22. #16: Secret Roles
  23. #17: Balloon Break
  24. #18: Phrase Craze
  25. #19: The Domino Theory
  26. #20: Customer Questions
  27. #21: The Six-Letter Solution
  28. #22: Building Blocks
  29. #23: Curing the Nonverbal Blues
  30. #24: Hopping Down the Bunny Trail
  31. #25: The Fishbowl
  32. #26: Darting About
  33. #27: Brainstorming Bonanza
  34. #28: Slogans
  35. #29: Step by Step
  36. #30: To Build a Car
  37. #31: Small Group Leaders
  38. #32: Story Time
  39. #33: The Outcast
  40. #34: Looking for a Leader
  41. #35: Cartoon Captions
  42. #36: Best Guess
  43. #37: First Impressions
  44. #38: The Rating Game
  45. #39: Put a Lid on It
  46. #40: In the Beginning…
  47. #41: Group Résumés
  48. #42: Lottery Fever
  49. #43: Nickel Auction
  50. #44: Hollywood Squares
  51. #45: Positive Visualization
  52. #46: Get One/Give One
  53. #47: The Paper Cup
  54. #48: The Power of Imagination
  55. #49: Close Enough?
  56. #50: The Art of Self-Review
  57. #51: Able to Leap Straw Buildings…
  58. #52: Tag-Team Role-Playing
  59. #53: The Technique Bank
  60. #54: Distorted Messages
  61. #55: Toothpick Tales
  62. #56: Division by Candy Bar
  63. #57: What’s My Line?
  64. #58: Word Association
  65. #59: The “I” Exercise
  66. #60: 72 Seconds of Fun
  67. #61: Leaderless Success
  68. #62: A Lot of Hot Air
  69. #63: Black Jack
  70. #64: Ball Toss
  71. #65: The Prize Box
  72. #66: Cartoon Drawing
  73. #67: Different Characters
  74. #68: Cultural Introductions
  75. #69: Bump
  76. #70: License Plates
  77. #71: Get Through the Window
  78. #72: Rhythmic Sticks
  79. #73: Dealing with Harassment
  80. #74: Hat Trick
  81. #75: Discovering Learning Styles
  82. #76: Representative Objects
  83. #77: Rock Collection
  84. #78: Pass the Hat
  85. #79: Team Q & A
  86. #80: Memory Test
  87. #81: Wrenching Decisions
  88. #82: Ugly Chart Contest
  89. #83: “Wanted” Posters
  90. #84: Musical Review
  91. #85: Awards Ceremony
  92. #86: Descriptors
  93. #87: “You Catch More Flies with Honey…”
  94. #88: Tied Up in Knots
  95. #89: Tricky Drawings
  96. #90: Trading Cards
  97. #91: Scavenger Hunt
  98. #92: A Piece of the Puzzle
  99. #93: Toys in the Attic
  100. #94: Say What?
  101. #95: Mannerisms
  102. #96: Building Blocks
  103. #97: Judge Mental
  104. #98: The Right Chemistry
  105. #99: Candy-Buying Experience
  106. #100: Ad Campaign
  107. #101: Your 2¢ Worth
  108. About the Author