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Changing team leader roles during team building games

When people play in teams of 2-5 or even in larger groups, someone tends to take the leading role and hold on to the smart device. This is the reason why assigning tasks and changingĀ team leader roles within a groupĀ keeps everyone engaged. Some of theseĀ tasks alsoĀ encourage discussion meanwhile.

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We have written briefly before about engaging everyone in the team but Rick from SanzanĀ Productions wrote an interesting set of possible tasks in theĀ Loquiz users group in facebook.Ā Here are his thoughts:

Changing the leader can not only involve everyone on a team but can also lead to some insightful revelations about team members and spirited discussion when it comes to choosing that new leader. I started writing some ā€œLet the team member with {blank} lead you to your next destination questions. My list soon got out of hand so I thought I would share them with other Loquiz admins.

1) I started with the obvious, physical characteristic ones.

Have the teammate ……. lead you to your next destination.

with the biggest hand (smallest)
that is the shortest (tallest)
that is the youngest
with the longest hair (shortest)

2) I avoided using traits that are negative, (fattest, oldest), before I went on to lifestyle type questions.
with the newest pants/jeans/shorts
with the youngest sibling
with the most nephews and nieces
with the most recent haircut (oldest)
with the largest total dollar amount of change on them
that most recently ate:
-fast food
-Mexican
-Indian
-Steak
-Chinese
-Sushi
-Barbeque
-a hot dog
-chili

3)Next I went on to some questions that would be sure to start some discussion.
These came in two styles. Occupation and How Daring Are You.

Have the teammate that would make the best ā€¦……. lead you to your next destination

detective
naturalist
activist
actor / actress
car salesperson
dictator
fashion designer
signer to the Declaration of Independence
dog catcher
restaurateur
doctor
pastry chef
presidential candidate
firefighter / EMT
interior designer
movie / theatre / book critic
bartender
psychologist / psychiatrist
professional poker player / gambler
nanny
landscaper
snake handler
veterinarian
jazz musician / singer

Have the teammate most likely to ……. lead you to your next destination.

choose Dare when playing Truth or Dare
choose Truth when playing Truth or Dare
try exotic foods
write a letter to the editor
sleep in the nude
return an unsatisfactory meal in a restaurant
read more than watch TV
go to New York’s Time Square for New Years Eve
be awestruck by a celebrity or movie star
be unimpressed by a celebrity or movie star
do a keg stand
max out their data usage
have more pairs of underwear than cookbooks
have more cookbooks than pairs of underwear
hike the Grand Canyon
travel by train as opposed to flying
act in community theatre
take a cooking class
do their own taxes without software
visit a European country
go skydiving
learn to scuba dive
use a highlighter other than yellow
only use a yellow highlighter
go on a blind date

As you can see, the list could go on and on.
The questions should be positive! No ā€˜best garbagemanā€™, unless you really know your teams and no ā€˜mostly likely to sleep aroundā€™ unless youā€™re doing a bachelor / bachelorette party.

I think these questions would work well with both teams that know each other well and those that are new to each other. The goal is interaction and entertainment.

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