Hidden Gifts Exercise

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Intent or purpose: 
A team building exercise that can be used before the start of a planning exercise.
Used as component of: 
This exercise can be used in team building and before a planning workshop.
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
Optimal amount of time needed: 
3 - 9 minutes
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Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
awareness of the gifts of other members of the team.
Level of participation: 
high
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Resources Needed: 
1/2 sheets of paper. tape and whiteboard.
Pre-Work Required: 
none
Procedures: 

1. Give one example of a hidden talent you have.<br>
2. Hand out one sheet of paper per person.<br>
3. Ask people to write a talent that you have and no one knows about. Ask them to write in big letters. Don't let anyone else see what was written.<br>
4. Turn it over and pass in the sheet.<br>
5. Put them up one at a time on a whiteboard and ask people to guess who it is.<br>
6. You can pass out prizes for the person that guesses the most.

How flexible is the process?: 
middle
Follow-Up Required: 
none
Background
Developer: 
unknown
History of Development: 

This was shared by Dick Alton at a Share a Method session at an IAF Conference.

License Model: 
Open
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