Exercises & Tools
Cultural Tensions Canvas
Cultural tensions can bring teams together or break them apart. The culture tensions canvas is a tool to uncover, address, and resolve team and organizational tensions.
The Change Gap Canvas: Move Your Team from Current to Desired State
Change is taking a toll on your organization. Regardless of our role, we all suffer from the gap created by antagonistic expectations between leadership and team. This tool will help you assess and bridge the change…
Establish Clear Priorities Using ‘Even Over’ Statements
Focusing is vital for success. An 'even over statement' is a declaration of priority. Generate company-wide strategic priorities in the form of even over statements.
Lead in Permanent Whitewater Canvas
Permanent whitewater is the new normal. The complexity of problems is increasing faster than our ability to solve them. This tool will help you assess and navigate permanent change.
Write Your Own Obituary
Writing your own obituary helps you uncover your life purpose. This exercise will help you find meaning and focus––live your life the way you want to be remembered.
The Johari Window Team Building Activity
The Johari Window tool is ideal for increasing self-awareness and team awareness. By comparing personal and team feedback we uncover our blind spots. This activity promotes self discovery and personal development.
Listen to the Highs and Lows
A team feedback exercise to capture the highs and lows of an experience. Perfect to get feedback after a workshop, meeting or team retreat.
Building a Bridge
This team building exercise showcases the power of collaboration. Two teams join forces to build a bridge––each takes care of one part. But, surprise...
A feedback exercise to reframe individual or team problems. Learn how to implement triad feedback with your team members.
15 Simple Exercises to Increase Your Self-Awareness
Self-awareness is the first step for personal growth. These 15 simple self-awareness exercises will help you know yourself better and uncover blind spots.
How to Design Team Rituals to Accelerate Change
Rituals drive teams into action Rituals bring together purpose, autonomy, and mastery — the three elements of motivation 3.0. Rituals have a compelling narrative: the beginning, middle, and end. They are well-crafted stories that move people…
How to Design Team Rituals
Team rituals are a powerful way to bring people together. They create emotional connections, a sense of purpose and launch the team into actions. Rituals intentionally shape your culture.
21 Simple Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Your Focus
Here is a complete step by step guide of 21 mindfulness exercises. Improve your focus, concentration, relaxation, and thinking. Some mindful exercises are easier, others require more practice. See which work for you.
Who Are You?
Who are you is an exercise to peel off the layers of our identity. Who are you helps people get to know themselves and others better. Ideal for team building and team forming.
Improv Principle: “Yes, And…”
"No" is the #1 creativity killer--it sucks the passion out of any brainstorm. The "Yes, and..." improv principle helps teams build on other people's ideas
Self-Awareness Removes Distractions What’s Got Your Attention? Emotions play a key role in the workplace–they can lubricate or harm collaboration. A check-in brings attention to what’s keep each team member busy, so they can put those...
A Team Is a Web of Connections
You team is as strong as its weakest link. The relationships among team members can weaken or make the team unbreakable. This exercise is a fun and insightful way for people to experience it in an...
Discover Your Superpowers and Kryptonite
Know Your Team Better The perspectives and assets that we bring to the table can empower or hinder our team’s potential –the Superpower and Kryptonite exercise is ideal for launching a new team, getting to know...