Activity length (in minutes)
Blob Tree5Initiate communicationShare how you’re feeling before a meeting startsThe participant can express an emotion and a viewpoint on a project or team
Hot Air BalloonExplore and brainstorm togetherForward planning while keeping an eye on the pastAn excellent way of getting the team to see their recent work as part of an overall project and not as an isolated task
RocketShare a visionPlan a projectEnables team to collectively define the objectives, expectations, and tools to use to successfully complete a project together
Speed carShare a visionAnticipate risksAllows the team to agree on a common goal by keeping an eye on the past and on the future.
Ansoff MatrixExplore and brainstorm togetherCome up with a new marketing strategy for company growth.A marketing strategy classic, this is a great activity for SMEs wanting to revive a dynamic of growth.
Lean CanvasExplore and brainstorm togetherBuild a new marketing offer.The Canvas is highly geared towards marketing, and it’s very much in fashion in the world of digital start-ups, asking the key questions for creating new offers by spotting needs that are as of yet unfulfilled.
Cross-SketchesExplore and brainstorm togetherExamine a topic by exploring its various aspects and emphasising things unsaid.One of the best ways of untying tongues in record time on sensitive topics that participants are hesitant to speak about.
Impact-Feasibility MatrixPrioritize and decide togetherPrioritize what actions to take by assessing impact and feasibility.The most commonly used method for logically selecting the best actions from a provided list.
Innovation MatrixExplore and brainstorm togetherCome up with innovative marketing ideas for company growth.This matrix modernises the concept of innovation by inviting people to think about new business models and the contribution of new technical skills: a must in this day and age!
Weather ReportInitiate communicationGauge the team’s frame of mind by asking for a ‘mood’ forecast.A fun and easy way to assess the climate inside the group in a matter of minutes with a metaphor that everyone can understand
Secret StoryInitiate communicationStartoff a meeting on a light note and get to know one another a little differently.This guessing game will have everyone rediscovering their inner child! It’s a chance to learn about others in an unexpected way.
Balanced ScorecardExplore and brainstorm togetherIdentify the right indicators for evaluating your company’s performance and achieving strategy success.The flagship method that revolutionised performance indicators by focusing both on the financial performance and the main levers that make it possible.
3 HorizonsExplore and brainstorm togetherSet a new course for the company’s strategy in the digital age.The 3 horizons method is an excellent strategic tool for both managing the present and strengthening the future. It’s an absolute must in the digital age!
GROW MethodResolve issueFacilitates problem-solving inspired by coaching methods.Before seeking a solution to their problem, participants will share their various understandings of it and list factors of influence.
Business Model CanvasExplore and brainstorm togetherBuild a business model for a new activity.The flagship tool of strategic marketing, the Business Model Canvas was initially a must for start-ups before being adopted widely by all companies.
Film CriticInitiate communicationGauge everyone’s mood at work.Great inspiring films to sum up the one about your life! A simple way to fall into sync with others.
Plus & DeltaEnd communicationCollect feedback quickly using an appraisal approach.The questions encourage participants to use ‘improvement’ language rather than language considered too negative by some.
Six thinking hatsResolve issueMeditate on an issue together by embracing all ways of thinking.Integrate emotion and scepticism into what would normally be a purely rational process and open up the possibility for creative decision-making.
Feedback DoorEnd communicationQuickly learn participants’ degree of satisfaction with the meeting.It allows you to assess the meeting’s result quality and to get qualitative feedback to improve future sessions.
Eisenhower MatrixPrioritize and decide togetherSave time by improving task management.An effective and simple tool to put in place, either individually or in a group.
SWOTShare a visionAnalyse the situation of a product, team or service in order to define a strategy.Work together to develop an internal and external diagnosis in order to agree on new means of innovation and to anticipate future actions.
KeywordsInitiate communicationPrepare for a meeting.Reveal participants’ moods and adjust the meeting accordingly.
SpeedboatSummarizeAssess what pushes the team forward and what slows them down.Allow the group to identify the team's drivers and to improve them, as well as detect stumbling blocks in order to avoid them.
MoSCoWPrioritize and decide togetherPrioritise tasks, needs or requirements through a consensus.Come to a common understanding and ensure shared priorities.
Back to the FutureShare a visionCollectively identify and understand the definition of success.Allows for a review of planning to identify the necessary and adequate path for achieving the goal using a positive approach.
Emoji Gauge4Initiate communicationPrepare for a meeting by sounding out the group’s state of mind.Help the team express emotions about a topic and enable the cause of problems to be addressed quickly.
BrainwritingExplore and brainstorm togetherGenerate the most ideas in the shortest time.This variation on brainstorming allows participants to build on other people’s ideas to suggest new ones without speaking – which is great for shyer participants.
BrainstormingExplore and brainstorm togetherGenerate as many ideas as possible.This makes it easy to bring new ideas to the surface in a creative environment.
Say it with flowersEnd communicationImprove team cohesion and end your meeting on a positive note.Helps to highlight group members’ positive actions, since bad points tend to stand out more than the good ones.
ROTIEnd communicationGet instant feedback on a meeting or workshop.Quickly and easily get feedback on the quality of a meeting in order to adopt a continuous improvement approach.
Five WsResolve issueGather information about an issue by asking the right questions.Start and build a common and rational vision in order to respond to a problem.
5 WhysResolve issueGet to the root of a problem.Work together to find the underlying cause of a problem in order to provide an effective solution.
DotmocracyPrioritize and decide togetherQuickly prioritise ideas through a vote.Let the group concentrate on the ideas they believe are most important.
Drop Add Keep Improve (DAKI)SummarizeMake choices for the future, adopt a continuous improvement approach.Improve your work processes by taking a step back.
10/10 - Perfection GameSummarizeFind areas for improvement together.The group focuses on areas for improvement and takes part in a positive process.
4LsSummarizeHold a progress meeting on the facts from the previous period in order to implement improvements.Allow the team to think about the facts and highlight both the positives and negatives.
StarfishSummarizeDecide on actions to implement to improve teamworkGive the team a chance to establish what didn’t go well and how to improve in order to get better results by adopting a positive approach.
Reverse BrainstormingExplore and brainstorm togetherPredicting difficulties, obstacles or criticism facing a project in order to transform them into positive opportunities.“The worst possible idea” to drum up innovative ideas.
SCAMPER MethodExplore and brainstorm togetherGenerate innovative ideas by examining a topic from different angles.The SCAMPER method helps stimulate creativity in order to find solutions to problems, improve products, dream up changes to an object and more.
TimelineExplore and brainstorm togetherRecall past events in order to improve our future processes.Give the team a chance to implement a continuous improvement process.
PostcardInitiate communicationShare a postcard with the team to see the bright side of things.Participants focus on what they liked or appreciated and therefore take the time to see the positives.
Draw Me a SheepInitiate communicationStart a meeting off on a fun and creative note.Introduce yourself in a different, less formal and more imaginative way.
IntroductionsInitiate communicationHave fun getting to know each other.Quickly identify the participants and their expectations for this meeting, which is excellent for getting the conversation going afterwards.