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  • Puzzles and Games - (21)

    Resources for workshops, team-building exercises or personal testing.

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      Ditloids puzzles provide an easy source of innovative materials for organisational development, team building exercises, team building games and quizzes of all sorts.

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      Downloadable mental concentration and information processing test.

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      This is a variation of a famous magic trick which over the years has appeared in different forms.

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      The tree swing or tire swing funny diagrams - for training, presentations, etc

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      Instructions for making a horse from a sheet of baking foil - and a giraffe.

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      New tree swing cartoons - extending the tree swing or tire swing funny diagrams - for training, presentations, etc.

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      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'.

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      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.

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      Scrambled, jumbled words, illusions, and language recognition theory

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      This incredible optical illusion tricks the brain into observing colours as the it believes they should be, rather than as they actually are.

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      Toys and gadgets, novelty items for amusing prizes, awards, gifts, etc.

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      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.

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      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.

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      Downloadable mental agility test

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      Free trivia questions, lateral thinking puzzles and exercises - free answers too!

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      Free role playing games ideas and theory for employee training, motivation, team building and development.

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      Ethical questions to test your personal ethics and moral judgment. Useful for debates, discussion, and personal development.

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      Ethical exercises for debates, discussion, and individual and team development

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      Downloadable win-win game - based on the 'prisoner's dilemma' puzzle

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      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.