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Here you will find past articles of The Spokesperson e-Newsletter, and other writings by our founder, Michelle Cummings. We love sharing Facilitation Tips & Tricks to help make you the best facilitator you can be. Enjoy!

Anomia Cards – Total Recall Game

Here’s a fun activity we re-engineered for the Team Building From the Toy Aisle book.  Enjoy!   Total Recall Objective: Players will face off with other players in the room

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Clasped Hands

This activity is a simple 60-second activity that packs a powerful metaphor.  It’s not necessarily new, but reframing it with a small tweak has renewed it for me.  I use

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Virtual Team Building Games

The Spokesperson Newsletter from April 22, 2020 Virtual Team Building Games Hello facilitator friends!It’s now been about six weeks since Colorado issued it’s stay-at-home orders (which is where I live). 

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Word of the Year

Are you someone who chooses a Word of the Year? I started doing this the last few years. I find it amazing how often a word pops up in your

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New Products and Happy New Year!

The Spokesperson Newsletter from January 6, 2021 Happy New Year! Hi friend!Happy New Year! I love turning the calendar over to a fresh blank slate. It’s like a pristine canvas

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Reflections from 2020

The Spokesperson Newsletter from December 30, 2020 Hi friend!With being widely known as, the Debriefing Queen, I really love reflecting on lessons learned every year. This year has given us

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The Family Cookbook

It is finished… I’m not sure if my Grandma Mac blessed me or cursed me with this project, but it has been a labor of love. When she was still

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Holiday-Themed Virtual Scavenger Hunt

The Spokesperson Newsletter from December 9, 2020 Holiday-Themed Virtual Scavenger HuntHi friend!Today’s the day! I hope you will join me at 2:00pm MT (4:00pm ET) today for my Holiday Themed Virtual

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Holiday Themed Activities

The Spokesperson Newsletter from December 2, 2020 Holiday Themed ActivitiesIcebreakers… if you are a subscriber to this newsletter you likely have lead a few icebreaker activities at some point in time.

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