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Gift Giving Challenge

Everyone loves presents, but can you figure out what to get?

Min

4

Max

20

Ideal:

10

Player Interaction:

1 vs. 1

Round:

60

60

Game:

To Play:

To Facilitate:

Easy

Medium

To Customize:

Easy

Mechanics:

Asymmetry, Campaign, Collection, Exploration, Hidden Action, Observation, Simultaneous Action,

Dynamics:

Application, Attention, Creativity, Curiosity, Cultural Intelligence, Empathy, Initiative, Listening, Reliability, Resourcefulness, Self Advocacy,

HOW TO PLAY

Play Personalities

Joker, Collector, Creator, Storyteller,

As a Physical Game

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As a Digital Game

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As an Opener

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As a Core Activity

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As a Closer

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HOW TO FACILITATE

DIY Support

Variations

> Make the gifter a secret > Adopt the White Elephant model of pooled gifts > Establish a theme for gifts (i.e. holiday)

Pulse Check

Q - Are people having fun — smiling, laughing, in deep thought? Q - Does everyone seem open to keep playing? Are the disengaged able to be more engaged? Q - Do you hear productive strategizing about how to improve process or results?

Why

Position the reflection around goals and metrics, as well as the skills and roles to succeed: Q - Did you enjoy this game? Do others agree? Why or why not? Q - Where might you have changed your strategy or mindset to improve results? Q - When did your actions affect others in the game?

Feel

Position the reflection around sensory and emotional responses to certain options or ideas: Q - Were you satisfied with the level of engagement from your team members? Q - What made you feel respected and valued during the game? Q - When did the game have the most energy? The most tension?

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