Resources for workshops, team-building exercises or personal testing.
Ditloids puzzles provide an easy source of innovative materials for organisational development, team building exercises, team building games and quizzes of all sorts.
Downloadable mental concentration and information processing test.
This is a variation of a famous magic trick which over the years has appeared in different forms.
The tree swing or tire swing funny diagrams - for training, presentations, etc
Instructions for making a horse from a sheet of baking foil - and a giraffe.
New tree swing cartoons - extending the tree swing or tire swing funny diagrams - for training, presentations, etc.
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
This incredible optical illusion tricks the brain into observing colours as the it believes they should be, rather than as they actually are.
Toys and gadgets, novelty items for amusing prizes, awards, gifts, etc.
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.
Fantasticat is a concept for teaching and learning and for helping people - particularly children, but grown-ups as well - to identify, express and focus on their own unique personal talent and potential.
Free trivia questions, lateral thinking puzzles and exercises - free answers too!
Free role playing games ideas and theory for employee training, motivation, team building and development.
Ethical questions to test your personal ethics and moral judgment. Useful for debates, discussion, and personal development.
Ethical exercises for debates, discussion, and individual and team development
Downloadable win-win game - based on the 'prisoner's dilemma' puzzle
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.
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.
Aesop's Fables - stories and analogies for training and communications.
Real (allegedly) funny air traffic controllers and pilots conversations.
The Murphy's Plough positive thinking story.
Free posters - motivational posters, inspirational posters, funny posters, safety posters - famous quotes and funny sayings posters - free posters for work, offices, education and fun.
Free posters of quotes, motivational, inspirational and funny sayings - free posters for work, offices, education and fun
Funny quotes, motivational maxims, principles and rules, for training, writing, speeches, love and work
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...
Put the big rocks in first - plan time slots for big important tasks, otherwise urgent small demands will leave no space.
Mary Frye's (attributed) famous inspirational poem, prayer, and bereavement verse.
Max Ehrmann's inspirational poem - Desiderata.
General knowledge and trivia information about the universe and all the things in it. May prove handy for answering some of our quiz questions.
Real ale - for life-balance, healthy mind and body, and lessons about business development, markets, culture and quality.
Inspirational, motivational and enlightening books for personal and self-development.
Explanation of cosmology, the universe and potentially everything.
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.
Funny stories, jokes and general gaffes, purely for your personal entertainment and amusement.
The (allegedly real) quotes from letters to Islington Council's housing department.
Real wrong and funny family fortunes answers.
Clever and funny puns - new, original, classic, corny - amusing, educational, wordplay trivia and curiosities.
Correct answers for the 'real wrong and funny Weakest Link answers' questions.
British money history, money slang expressions and origins, cockney money slang and other money slang words and meanings.