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30 Virtual Team Building Games

The Spokesperson Newsletter from March 25, 2020 The Spokesperson E-Newsletter Tips for Trainers   30 Virtual  Team Building Games   This last week has been a complete whirlwind!  I’ve never lost so much work but been so busy all at the same time.  As the world rapidly went to a stay-at-home environment to help prevent the spread of […]

Nine Lives

Purpose/ Focus: Introduce Materials: One CrowdCubes© Shape Set (nine cubes) per team Grouping: 4-6 Participants Per Team (the bigger, the better) Overview: An energetic team dice game that builds competition/anticipation with each round. Facilitation Process: Ask the larger group to get into teams of 4-6 people. Ask each team to secure one CrowdCubes© Shape Set […]

Program Evaluations

Program Evaluations are a great way to get feedback on your program.  They can help you determine the effectiveness and impact you are having on your clients. Program evaluations are a key opportunity to gather feedback for improvements and for decision-making purposes. Here are five key reasons to conduct program evaluations. To Obtain Insight: Program […]

New book! Facilitated Growth Experiential Activities for Recovery and Wellness

Tips for Trainers New book! Facilitated Growth Experiential Activities for Recovery and Wellness by Michelle Cummings, Marc Pimsler and Diane Sherman I am excited to announce my new book, Facilitated Growth–Experiential Activities for Recovery and Wellness, that I co-authored with Marc Pimsler and diane Sherman! This book is for facilitators and professionals who work with […]

Tips for Trainers – New Product! The River Cards & Guidebook

A Note from the Big Wheel… New Product! The River Cards & Guidebook River Cards & Guidebook We’re excited to introduce a new product this week, The River Cards & Guidebook These beautifully illustrated cards are designed for individuals or groups to describe their life journey by selecting different river cards and placing them in […]

Tips for Trainers – Our New Website!

A Note from the Big Wheel… Our New Website! We’re excited to show off our new website! The old one was getting a little tired, and a refresh was definitely in order. Cruise on over and check out the new features, including instant downloads of content and videos of activities! If you click on the […]

Tips for Trainers – An Accident…

With summer kicking off, I thought I would share an article I wrote a few years ago about safety on the course. Enjoy! An Accident… I had an accident on the ropes course this week… Ropes CourseNot really, I actually just cut myself while shaving. Wait, what? How could these two things possibly be related? […]

Tips for Trainers – New Product! The Labyrinth Walk

New Product! The Labyrinth Walk We’re excited to introduce a new product this week, The Labyrinth Walk. This portable Labyrinth measures 16 feet in diameter and is designed to allow trainers, facilitators and organizations put a Labyrinth wherever they need it. Made from highly durable vinyl, this Labyrinth can be used indoors or outdoors on […]