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The big book of low-cost training games: Quick, Effective Activities That Explore Communication, Goals Setting, Character Development, Team Building, and More--and Won't Break the Bank! by Jim Cain, Mary Scannell

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2Getting the Most from the Activities in This Book

It is a happy talent to know how to play.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

With the activities in this book, you can actively explore a wide variety of valuable topics in your next program. But there are additional opportunities if you choose to use these activities and create an environment conducive for conversation and reflection after each activity. As an example, consider the following real-life case.

During a team-building session, author Jim Cain was asked by a supervisor to incorporate an activity that addressed some of the issues related to absenteeism in the workplace. She went on to explain that when an employee was unexpectedly absent, they often hired a temp worker for the day, but this worker ...

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