Give them either 30 minutes or 1 hour to find the key using the clues hidden around the room.Helps with: Decision Making, Adaptability What You’ll Need: Instructions: Picture this: Your employees are Arctic explorers adventuring across an icy tundra!Working on communication skills while your team is together will help them better solve problems when they’re apart.
Helps with: Collaboration What You’ll Need: Instructions: The goal of this exercise is to solve the clues, find the key, and escape a locked room within the time allotted. Gather the team into the empty room and "lock" the door.Innovation and disruption are happening faster than ever before.People, teams, and organizations that can adapt will come out on top. Using the rope, make a shape on the floor everyone can fit into. Slowly shrink the space over a time period of 10-15 minutes. Work together to figure out how to keep everyone within the shrinking boundaries.Helps with: Collaboration, Decision-Making Why decision making is important for problem solving: Making decisions isn’t easy, but indecision leads to team paralysis, stagnant thinking, and unsolved problems.Decision-making activities help your team practice making quick, effective choices. over a balcony) and see whose carrier protects the egg from breaking. If multiple eggs survive, keep increasing the height until only one egg is left.They must also have an Agile mindset and be open to different structures, planning, and processes.Problems usually arise when we least expect them, so there's no better way to prepare than embrace agility and flexibility.Helps with: Collaboration Why collaboration is important for problem solving: “Collectively, we can be more insightful, more intelligent than we can possibly be individually,” writes Peter Senge in The Fifth Discipline. To make this exercise more challenging, try adding a marshmallow to the top of the tower.We can solve problems better as a team than we can alone, which means developing your team’s collaboration skills will lead to better problem solving outcomes. The goal of this exercise is to see which team can use the materials provided to build the tallest tower within an allotted time period. This team problem solving exercise helps teams think on their toes while building camaraderie and leadership.It’s important to teach your team strategies to help them quickly overcome obstacles in the way of achieving project goals.Problem solving skills are the most commonly lacking soft skill among recent college graduates, according to a 2016 report.