In today's fast-paced world, fostering connection is essential for team success. One engaging way to foster connection and team camaraderie is by using 'Would You Rather' questions. These thought-provoking scenarios create an interactive and fun atmosphere while promoting open communication among team members.
'Would You Rather' is a simple game that presents participants with two options, asking them to choose one. There are no right or wrong answers, just personal preferences and interesting insights. Choose diverse questions that encourage team members to think critically, consider different perspectives, and provoke meaningful discussions. Ensure the questions are appropriate for a professional setting and avoid sensitive topics.
Sample 'Would You Rather' Questions for Corporate Teams
Working Style Questions:
- Would you rather work on multiple small projects or one large project?
- Would you rather have a flexible work schedule or a predictable, fixed one?
- Would you rather be an expert in one area or have a broad range of skills?
- Would you rather work from home permanently or return to the office full-time?
- Would you rather have a strict deadline with clear expectations or a flexible deadline with vague expectations?
- Would you rather be responsible for the success of a high-profile project or contribute to multiple smaller projects?
- Would you rather have complete control over your project with no input from others or collaborate with a team on every decision?
- Would you rather be praised publicly for your work accomplishments or receive a private bonus?
Fun and Light-Hearted Questions:
- Would you rather have a fully-stocked snack bar at work or weekly office massages?
- Would you rather work in a silent office environment or one with a lively, collaborative atmosphere?
- Would you rather have an office that transforms into a luxurious vacation resort every Friday or a magical office snack machine that dispenses any food you desire?
- Would you rather participate in a medieval-themed team building event or a mystery-solving challenge?
- Would you rather be able to control the office temperature with your mind or have the perfect office chair that adjusts to your every need?
- Would you rather be able to clone yourself for increased productivity or slow down time to meet tight deadlines with ease?
- Would you rather work in a dog-friendly office or have a designated nap room?
- Would you rather have a surprise team-building event every month or an annual company retreat?
Introduce 'Would You Rather' questions during your next team meeting and witness the positive impact it can have on your team's dynamics. By using 'Would You Rather' questions, you can help unlock your team's potential and create an environment that promotes collaboration, understanding, and success.
About the Author: Leigh Ann Rodgers, Founder of Better Teams, Team Consultant Academy, and FORWARD, is an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator with 20 years of experience in the human development field. Leigh Ann is a skilled meeting facilitator, trainer, and coach working across the globe to help leaders cultivate teams that are happy and high-performing.
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