- Puzzles and Games
Resources for workshops, team-building exercises or personal testing.
The famous 'Dalai Lama' personality test started as a chain letter around the year 2000. It has nothing whatsoever to do with the Dalai Lama, and as a psychometrics instrument it can technically best be described as 'a load of nonsense'.
Puzzles, conundrums and lateral thinking exercises help team building, motivation, and will warm up any gathering. Puzzles and conundrums like these are great brain exercises, and are good illustrations of how the mind plays tricks.
Scrambled, jumbled words, illusions, and language recognition theory
Cybernetics is the science of control and communications in animals, including humankind, and machines. The study of cybernetics has been used in various ways since ancient times to attempt to explain and understand and manage the effective workings of all manner of systems - social, organisational, animal, mechanical, electronic and others. As such, the cybernetics concept (notably 'the first law of cybernetics') is immensely relevant to the modern development of management, and one's own role and potential within systems of all kinds.
Juggling and learning how to juggle provide numerous team building and motivational opportunities. Juggling exercises are great warm-ups for training and conferences - juggling is fun, different and memorable. Juggling, and learning how to juggle are mentally and physically stimulating. The process of juggling, and learning how to juggle also provides a good analogy for the learning process - the way the mind and body learn and develop new skills. Playing with other games and toys such as plate-spinning also motivates, stimulates, and provides an enjoyable activity to create positive atmosphere and to build teams and teamwork.
- Quotes and Stories
Free funny, entertaining, motivational and inspiring quotes from a variety of characters for personal enjoyment or for practical use.
Inspirational and motivational quotes for leadership, self-development, training, teaching, writing, speeches, and simply to help you feel good - funny sayings and useful maxims are here.
Rudyard Kipling's (1865-1936) inspirational poem 'If' first appeared in his collection 'Rewards and Fairies' in 1909. The poem 'If' is inspirational, motivational, and a set of rules for 'grown-up' living.
Free posters - motivational posters, inspirational posters, funny posters, safety posters - famous quotes and funny sayings posters - free posters for work, offices, education and fun.
The inspirational love poem by Maria Hennings Hunt ... most obviously a love poem, it can mean different things to different people. Please use this wonderful poem freely. Share it...
- General Knowledge
General knowledge and trivia information about the universe and all the things in it. May prove handy for answering some of our quiz questions.
Inspirational, motivational and enlightening books for personal and self-development.
The field of Intelligent Buildings, Intelligent Homes, Building Management Systems (BMS) encompasses an enormous variety of technologies, across commercial, industrial, institutional and domestic buildings, including energy management systems and building controls.
- Just For Fun
Funny stories, jokes and general gaffes, purely for your personal entertainment and amusement.
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