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Create team cohesion before starting a workshop by asking your participants to share amusing anecdotes to introduce themselves.
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This quick and simple activity is useful for waking up your participants before a workshop or meeting and allowing them to get to know each other better. It is widely used in seminars and team building workshops.
Use your imagination to add other ideas for anecdotes to ask your participants.
Do you want more interactivity? Take a cue from the Who's Who activity by challenging your participants to take turns finding out who the author of each anecdote is.