Benchmarking Team Feelings


  • To quantify participants' feelings about their team and/or their work
  • To facilitate discussion and recognize improvement over time


This activity is good for evaluating team climate or for use in a team-building session.


Intact work teams only

Time Required

Twenty to thirty minutes, depending on the size of the team and the length of the discussion

Handouts, Materials, and Equipment

  • Enough large, colorful self-adhesive dots (about one-inch in diameter) in two different colors for each participant to have one dot of each color
  • A pen for each participant
  • A flip chart and markers

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