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Thoughtful Team Builder Ice Breakers

Icebreakers for Meetings to Get to Know the Other Participants


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Josez Louis Palaez

Looking for a way to build your team quickly and effectively as part of your regular meetings and training sessions? These team builder ice breakers fit the bill. Use team builder ice breakers to help you create a meeting or training environment that fosters communication.

Thoughtful team builders help participants know each other's values and participate on a whole new level on the team. You can use these thoughtful team builder ice breakers for team building.

Here are guidelines about how to facilitate and use these ice breaker questions for meetings.

Icebreakers for Meetings to Get to Know Each Other

Here are sample icebreakers for meetings. Your feedback about how the icebreakers for meetings worked is always welcome.

Thoughtful Team Builder Ice Breakers

  • What was the worst day of your life and why?

  • What would you most like to be remembered for when you are reminiscing about your life in your old age?

  • What aspect of your personality adds the most value to the world?

  • If you could change one thing about yourself, what change would you make?

  • If you could choose any one person, living or dead, whom would you most want to be like?

  • Who had the most influence over the choices you eventually made for your life when you were growing up?

  • What was the best day of your life and why?

  • What soothes your spirit when you are unhappy or in a bad mood?

  • What talent do you have that is not utilized successfully in your workplace?

  • What are three things that you would change about your work environment that would make you a more successful employee?

Recommended Ice Breaker Questions for Meetings and Work

These are additional sample questions that you can use to start out your meeting, retreat, or training class. In the right circumstance, use the ice breaker question as the focus or content of the meeting.

Periodically, I plan to add to these sample ice breaker questions, so you may want to save the page for future reference.

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