The Big Book of Humorous Training Games (Big Book of Business Games Series)
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The Big Book of Humorous Training Games features 50 unique experiential training activities that create memorable learning on topics ranging from management skills, change, and emotional intelligence to dealing with difficult people.This easy-to-read manual gives step-by-step directions that will help new and veteran trainers infuse their workshops with humor, fun and creativity. Find out how to hold your learners' attention, and design training sessions that will drive home the essential skills they need.
To produce changes that last beyond the classroom, training games must engage restless audiences, keep them interestedand make learning fun!The Big Book of Humorous Training Games uses witty, engaging games to create memorable lessons in numerous basic training topics, including customer service, teambuilding, creative problem solving, time management, and more. Step-by-step instructions work with dozens of reproducible handouts and worksheets help trainers and speakers minimize preparation timeand maximized training success.
"The Big Book of Humorous Training Games" according to K. Tanney-Webber. This book is a must for anyone who is involved with training or in giving presentations. I write and design training materials for a large corporation in which there is a constant need for training on many different levels. I have repeatedly used this book to make even the dryest of training materials fun, interesting and interative. The techniques work for all levels of employees from management down to Customer Service Reprensentatives. Now people walk away from training classes retaining far more information than before I found and began using this book. Participation and interest have greatly improved. I highly re. Richard Poland said This is one book you can really use in training.. As a professional stand up trainer, I have a number of these books. So many of them just rehash the same icebreakers and activities we've seen and done for years. This book is so refreshing, not one repeat from another book and page after page are activities I can easily incorporate. I also like that the authors talk about what is funny and what is not and offer funny ways to introduce the activities. Then there are detailed ways to debrief the activity. Good stuff!. Humor Opened Doors and Minds A Customer I recently purchased a copy of this book as I was preparing to facilitiate a workshop on respect in the workplace. I had used games in previous training sessions but was pleasantly surprised when I came across this book.I referred specifically to Chapter 8, dealing with reducing workplace negativity. I found that the games triggered a powerful response from the participants as their concerns became very obvious in a non-threatening way. The real benefit was what happened at the debriefing. Our discussion of issues turned into in-depth problem-solving. One participant said that an issue that had been festering with her
Doni Tamblyn, is President of the San Francisco based training company, Humor Rules. Over the past 10 years she has delivered hundreds of seminars and presentations to organizations around the world.Sharyn Weiss, is a performance consultant and trainer with 15 years of experience working with non-profit and corporate groups. This is her second book on experiential training.. she has an MA in Training and Development