50 Communications Activities, Icebreakers, & Exercises
Have fun presenting these activities and build your employees’ communication skills in just minutes!
Communication plays such a big part in our lives today. Yet sometimes we get busy and forget just how important communication is to our success, relationships and happiness.
50 Communication Activities, Icebreakers and Exercises is a great way to:
- Increase participants’ awareness of how they communicate
- Help them to build expertise in a variety of essential skills and competencies
- Prepare them to deal effectively with the many types of communication challenges they face every day
Each activity focuses on some facet of communication and includes a description, time guideline, purpose, resources, presentation, debrief, difficulty rating and variations to make implementation easy.
The 50 activities are organized into three, quick-reference parts:
- Communications principles
- Communications icebreakers
- Communications exercises
Are you interested in focusing on silent messages, listening bad habits, the meaning of words or interactive listening? You’ll find powerful exercises in Part I that will help. Do you want to explore new icebreakers? Move on to the Part II activities on vanity name cards, introducing each other, nickname game and repeating introductions. The final part includes skill-building exercises on following directions, communications shutdowns, rumours, communications styles, and other topics.
Each individual activity takes only minutes to complete. Together this collection contains a wealth of insight, tips and guidance to prepare employees to become confident communicators who enjoy stronger relationships and greater success and satisfaction on the job.