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101 Ways to Line Up a Group

December 26th, 2012

Every once in a while, I like to reach way back into my game bag ands of groups over the past few decades. Nothing describes “classic” as much as Group Line Up. I’m sure you have done this one before, either as a participant or a facilitator, and have loads of fun playing. Below you will find…

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Northeastern State University ETS – Freshmen Ropes

November 3rd, 2012

Who doesn’t love a day on the challenge course with over 100 freshmen from 17 high schools? I know I do…I loved challenging these young leaders to meet the objectives of the day: 1. Have oodles and oodles of fun. 2. Meet new people. 3. Step out of our comfort zone and stretch our preconceived limits. 4.…

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Pinterest as an Educational Tool

May 18th, 2012

Pinterest. It is as awesome as Russell Westbrook’s glasses. The online scrap-booking site has created waves since it was created in 2010, and has since elbowed its way into the social media elite, becoming one of the top 3 social media sites on the interweb. Just this year, Pinterest had 2 million more unique visitor…

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Follow My YouTube Channel

January 14th, 2012

I love YouTube. It is an excellent mix of powerful informative videos and clips of hilarious cats. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Bmhjf0rKe8]   I love watching cats and instructions to facilitate the activities. Here is one of my favorite icebreaker videos, Human Javelin, by the fine folks at Ultimate Camp Resource. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwpKzm8Ksqk]   Take some time, check…

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Fortune Cookie Debrief

December 9th, 2011

Have you ever had an awesome workshop, ropes course trip, or initiative with a group and the participants would have liked to share their thoughts if I hadn’t taken the words out of their mouth. I picked up this debriefing technique along the way that encourages our participants to share and discuss while processing after…

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Fortune Cookie Debrief

November 17th, 2011

Have you ever had an awesome workshop, ropes course trip, or initiative with a group and the participants would have liked to share their thoughts if I hadn’t taken the words out of their mouth. I picked up this debriefing technique along the way that encourages our participants to share and discuss while processing after…

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I'm going to Cuba!

July 3rd, 2011

I am headed to Cuba on Tuesday, and I hope to be able to blog about all the experiences when I get back! The team will be traveling early Tuesday morning to Miami, where we will be able to experience the Miami lifestyle for about 3 hours before we hit the hotel early for our…

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Ozarka College Leadership Conference

June 23rd, 2011

Recently I was able to go to beautiful Mountain View, AR with Jerrod Murr and then narrow the dream in focus. We also led them through an activity called Rank a Quote, where the participants were shown a quote about leadership, and “debate” between the participants. We focused primarily on a change of culture within the…

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Indian Capital Technology Center A-Team

June 17th, 2011

This post is a little late, OK, a lot late, but as the old motto says “better late than never,” and myself traveled to Muskogee to the Indian Capital Technology Center for a Leadership Workshop with their top students, “The A Team” from their multiple campuses. This workshop focused on communication, teamwork and Fast Fingers.…

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ETS Learning & Leadership Summit

June 16th, 2011

The Learning & Leadership Summit hosted by NSU Educational Talent Search is always one of the highlights of my year, and experienced presenters. We started the day with fun icebreakers, name games and out of their shell . After getting to know each other a little better, we discussed our personal leadership traits and words…

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