Card Games by Thiagi

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American Society for Training and Development, Mar 13, 2007 - Business & Economics - 112 pages
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Card Games by Thiagi offers 30 creative and innovative card games that will engage and support your learners. Based on a single set of cards, the six card games in this product feature five distinct areas of training: human performance improvement, communication, teamwork, leadership, and diversity. Creativity and critical thinking are encouraged through the use of open-ended questions and unpredictable tasks. Winners are determined by the first teammember to collect 1 each of the six game card types: make a list; don't talk; compare the two; act it out; draw it out; surprise attack. Kit includes users guide, a CD-ROM with electronic copies of all game handouts, 1 set of cards and a timer.
 

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Directions for Thiagis Card Games
1
How to Conduct Thiagis Card Games
3
Objectives
4
Time
5
Process
6
How to Play with the Card Types
9
Make a List
10
Compare the Two
12
Draw It Out Items
48
Act It Out Items
49
Surprise Attack Items
51
Teamwork
53
Make a List Items
54
Compare the Two Items
55
Draw It Out Items
56
Act It Out Items
57

Draw It Out
14
Dont Talk
16
Act It Out
18
Surprise Attack
20
Sample Game Play Scenario
23
Organizing the Participants
24
Playing the Game
30
Content Areas for Thiagis Card Games
33
Human Performance Improvement
35
Contents of This Chapter
36
Compare the Two Items
37
Draw It Out Items
38
Act It Out Items
39
Surprise Attack Items
42
Communication
45
Make a List Items
46
Compare the Two Items
47
Surprise Attack Items
60
Leadership
63
Make a List Items
64
Compare the Two Items
65
Draw It Out Items
66
Act It Out Items
67
Surprise Attack Items
71
Diversity
73
Make a List Items
74
Compare the Two Items
75
Draw It Out Items
76
Dont Talk Items
77
Surprise Attack Items
81
Where Do We Go from Here?
83
About the Authors
91
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Glenn Hughes is an award-winning photographer and facilitator who works as Director of Global Learning at KLA-Tencor, a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions. KLA-Tencor's learning organization was recognized in 2008 as a charter member of TRAINING Magazine's "Training Top 10 Hall of Fame" after placing in the world's Top 10 Training Organizations for 5 consecutive years. KLA-Tencor continues to maintain its Hall of Fame status through contributions to TRAINING Magazine's annual white papers and events. Glenn is also the founder of SMART as Hell, a company hat helps individuals and organizations 'change their world one goal at a time'. SMART as Hell researches and shares tools and best practices in goal writing and achievement - including the groundbreaking "SMARTometer," a tool for measuring the effectiveness of goals. While living in Asia for more than 10 years, Glenn worked with many of the largest electronics companies in the world while managing multi-million dollar operations in China, Singapore, and Japan. Glenn holds a Master's Degree in Adult Education and Training and a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. His instruction design credits include: - Duarte Design's "slide: ology" workshop, based on Nancy Duarte's book "slide: ology." - Group Harmonics' "Make Work Great" workshop, based on Ed Muzio's book "Make Work Great." - Power Speaking's "Speaking Up" workshop and web-based training, based on Rick Gilbert's book "Speaking Up." - Robert Thompson's "The Offsite: A Leadership Simulation," based on his book "The Offsite: A Leadership Fable." - The Thiagi Group's "Practical Advice Cards" series. - SMART as Hell's "SMART as Hell Goals" workshop. - "Photo Jolts!" photo facilitation cards and workshop. In 2013, Glenn received two 2013 Facilitation Impact Awards from the International Association of Facilitators, recognizing the world-class results that he and his clients have achieved. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences such as the American Society for Training and Development's Conference, the International Society for Performance Improvement's Conference, the Lakewood's TRAINING Conferences, the International Association of Facilitators, and Fort Hill's Learning Transfer Conference. Glenn currently lives in Santa Clara, California with his wife and a lot of books.

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