Quick Meeting Openers for Busy Managers

More Than 50 Icebreakers, Energizers, and Other Creative Activities That Get Results

 Quick Meeting Openers for Busy Managers

Author: Brian Cole Miller
Pub Date: June 2008
Print Edition: $17.95
Print ISBN: 9780814409336
Page Count: 192
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814412848

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

CHAPTER 1. Activities That Are Super Quick and Easy 5

IF I WERE A _____________ 6

QUESTIONS 8

CHAPTER 2. Activities for Grouping People 11

CHAPTER 3. Icebreakers for Introductions 23

BLANKET NAMES 24

BOUNCING BALLS 26

BUMPER CARS 28

BUMPITY-BUMP 30

CHAMPIONS 32

DO YOU KNOW ME? 34

HANDSHAKES 36

LOGOS 38

MIND READER 40

MY LETTER 42

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTIONS 44

POLITE CATCH 46

RIP IT UP 48

SHARK! 50

SPEAKING IN TONGUES 52

SPEECHLESS 54

SURVIVOR 56

TWO CIRCLES 58

CHAPTER 4. Activities Best for Small Groups (Under 20) 61

ARTIST 62

DRESS FOR SUCCESS 64

FANTASY ISLAND 66

FORTUNE COOKIES 68

FORTUNE TELLERS 70

FUN FACTS 72

HA! 74

QUOTES 76

RUMORS 78

SHOW AND TELL 80

SOUND AND MOVEMENT 82

BRAGGING RIGHTS 84

T-SHIRTS 86

TEN FINGERS 88

TIME CAPSULE 90

WHAT ARE YOU DOING? 92

WHAT IF? 94

CHAPTER 5. Activities Best for Large Groups (12 to 40) 97

BEACH BALL 98

BIRTH ORDER 100

CHEERLEADERS 102

DRAG QUEEN NAMES 104

EDITOR 106

LINE 108

NEW HANDSHAKES 110

NEW WORDS 112

PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT 114

PORTRAITS 116

SWAP 118

UNUSUAL COMMONALITIES 120

WHO ELSE? 122

CHAPTER 6. Activities Best for Huge Groups (Up to a Billion) 125

ALPHABET LETTERS 126

ALPHABET SEARCH 128

ALWAYS AND NEVER 130

AUTOGRAPH HOUND 132

BEST OF TIMES 134

BLACK JACK 136

BLUE RIBBONS 138

CUPS 140

DANCE CARDS 142

DELEGATION 144

DOMINOS 146

HITCHHIKER 148

HOT SEAT 150

INDEX CARD QUESTIONS 152

JEOPARDY 154

MAGNETS 156

MAP IT 158

OBJECTS 159

OPTIMISTS 161

PAPER, SCISSORS, ROCK 163

THAT’S LIFE 165

TOPICS 167

Index 169

About the Author 175

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