Here's everything a speaker or trainer needs to keep the audience awake, alert, and involved. This fun-filled collection of can't-miss activities contains the openers, closers, and energizers you can use to kick off each session with a bang, bring the audience back quickly should its attention wander, and end each session on a high note. Save hours of preparation time with these ready-made, easy-to-use activities that enable you to reinforce the key points in your presentation, spark active involvement from all the participants, and create an environment in which real listening can take place.
Dr. Marlene Caroselli is a professional trainer and the bestselling author of several dozen books on training and development topics. She has a doctorate from the University of Rochester.
Openers: Certainty? Certainly!; Missing Letters; What Do You Expect?; Butterflies in the Buttermilk; Flubs & Dubs; I-Openers; I'm Not Confused. I'm Just Well-Mixed!; Initial Interrogations; Let Me Introduce Myself; Priority Partners; When You Ask a Stupid Question; Square: Won; The Choice is Yours; Life Lines; Matching Wits; Past, Present, Future; Calling Cards; Don't Have/Don't Want; The Dave Clark Five are Taking Over; Memories Are Made of This; Energizers: Tri-Dents; Forced Fits; Each One Teach One; And the Paraphase goes to...; And the Award goes to...; M Prompt: U; That's Debatable; Paint-the-Trainer; The Sixty-Second Interview; S-Teams; Delphian Deliberations; Clipping the Wings of Creativity; The Big 3; Panels--Wooden and Otherwise; The Dashing Young Plan on the Flying Trapeze; Snurfing USA; Self-Symbols, Stations of the Course; From Unknowing to Unknowingly. Closers: Stratified Summaries; Lights, Camera, Fractions; Sweet Seventeen; The Ring of Sports; Slo-Mo Sow, Grow; Bizarrely Commited; Worst Case Scenarios; Lessons Learned; Wiggle Giggles; Next Steps; Best-in-Class Outputs; Certifiable; Designer Gleans; Arti-chokes; The Letterman List; Intern Views; You's for You to Use; Sit-n-Spit; Education Equations; Prove it!; Commencement Seekers; The Point is...; Training Bras; Friendly Persuasion.
Easy-to-use role plays, small group exercises, team tasks and quizzes to help you warm up a group or end a training session on a high note. Select from these activities to reinforce the key points in your presentation, help participants become involved, make training memorable and entertaining, and help people remember what they have learned. Whether you need a mental challenge, want to develop self-awareness or are looking for a thought-provoker, you will find something in this selection. (Kirkus UK)
GRT SESSION OPENERS CLOSERS &
Quick Activities for Warming Up Your Audience and Ending on a High Note
Country of Publication
Rochester, NY, US
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