Thinking out side the box … with little plastic blocks!
The Lego company created a system that helps teams think in more creative ways, and expand their problem solving ability. Sometimes called, “thinking with your hands,” the Lego Serious Play system, fosters collaboration via team play.
With a series of activities, each team member will gain insight into their style of thinking and that of their team members.
This activity is a series of both individual and collaborative challenges that teach teams to:
* Explore individual ways of problem solving,
* Understand and gain awareness of how the team solves problems,
* Problem solve collectively.
This two – three hour activity is best for teams of between 8 and 40.
Skills ranked for this activity (Stars = Strength of this skill emphasized)
* Active Listening – understand other team members needs, beliefs, hopes and worries
*** Collaboration Skills – coordinating with others, leverage team strengths, reduce weakness
***** Creativity / Creative Thinking / Idea Exchange
***** Problem Solving – learn to deal with conflicts in the most effective way
***** Being Supportive – helps keep team together, promotes team reliability
***** Patience – being tolerant and understanding of others
*** Building Confidence – (confidence in each other) people can rely on you and trust you
*** Communication Skills – verbal & non-verbal skills, empathy, open-mindedness, feedback
**** Team Bonding – time together increases effectiveness of working together and trust
* Leadership – increases confidence in taking charge and managing others
**** Fun – this activity lets members enjoy each other’s company in a non-work environment
We are opening to making this program fit within your budget, so please take these numbers as flexible.
Investment averages between $6,000 – $2,000.
Assuming 8 participants
$5,000 outside the midwest, onsite or with an existing room.
$3,000 within the midwest, onsite or with an existing room.
$2,000 within the greater Ann Arbor, Michigan area (includes northern Ohio);
onsite or with an existing room.
Room rental fees are normally under $500, but can be this high depending on the venue.
For each participant past 8, add $200.
* Lego may be a Registered Trademark of the Lego company. If so, please refer to their company site for more info.