Monthly Archives: February 2015

Thingamajig

ThingamajigsYou’re working with a group of people and just can’t remember the name of an object in the training room. In German you would probably call it the ‘Dingsbums’. And in English? We like the words ‘thingamajig’ and ‘whatchamacallit’. But¬†if you’re lucky, a participant might even know the right name for it! ūüėČ

Read Deutsche Welle’s short article on ‘Dingsbums‘. We can highly recommend their Word of the Week.

Creative Brainstorming

Duration: This training game should last about 15 – 20 minutes. Intended for: We live in a fast paced world where we often have to think on our feet to make decisions quickly. This¬†training game¬†puts participants under pressure to think quickly and creatively. They are often surprised by just how much they can come up… Continue Reading

On communicating

“Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.”¬†William Butler Yeats We love this quotation as it reminds us to¬†use words that are straight-forward, precise, and easy to read and understand. Continue Reading