Strong Teams Use Their Minds
Looking for a FUN yet impactful virtual team building event? Our virtual Emotional Intelligence PLAYshop helps teams build stronger emotional awareness, relationships & smiles!
Too often teams place too much reliance on technical skills and traditional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is often overlooked, yet vital for success in today's interactive business environment. The words & actions of team members, especially leaders can have a huge impact, even if unaware.
The Emotional Intelligence PLAYshop is the ultimate team leadership training & workshop! Through its immersive games and content, teams will practice self-awareness & learn to recognize how what they say and do affects the people around them. This PLAYshop will increase personal, emotional, and social skills in order to succeed in any environment.
Objective: Bringing awareness & control to our own emotions, while building stronger relationships with others through empathy & communication.
For Teams That Are
- Rely heavily on collaboration & leadership for success
- Value mental health and workplace wellness
- Seek to build stronger customer & stakeholder relationships
Skills Used For
- Developing team members 'emotional intelligence' by helping them learn to manage emotions in a productive & healthy way
- Enhancing leadership skills through self-awareness
- Building more trust & engagement for both internal & external relationships.
Emotional Intelligence PLAYshop Outline
Intro: Guess That Tune (Pre-Game), FOP Intro, How We’ll Learn, Aha’s Woohoo’s & Huh’s.
Opening Activity: Mystery Draw. Defining E.I and why important?
Big Idea: E.I. is simply being more human with one another.
(Know Your Emotions)
Content: Power of Mindfulness, Recognizing Emotions, Top Emotions in Business, Getting in Tune.
Sample Games: Alphabet Emotions, Emotional Name Swap
Discussion: What emotions have you felt lately at work? Which could you use more of?
Content: Truth/Dangers of negative emotions, How to deal with negative emotions (acknowledge/CTA), 2 Mindset Traps (complaining, criticism) & how to avoid.
Sample Games: Hotseat Emotions, Nah! It Could be Worse
Discussion: What (nagging) negative emotions have you experienced at work lately? What is your CTA?
Content: Def’n, CCI (capacities, concerns & interests) of others vs own. Accepting other beliefs/values. Understanding = Trust
Sample Games: Pancakes vs Waffles, Anybody Else? Interesting Email
Discussion: How can you better recognize the needs of others on your team? Meetings, 1:1’s, projects, problem solving, etc?
Relationship Management (Communication)
Content: Psych Safety, Communication (listen with intention, non-verbal, empathy, thoughtful action). Listen-Loop-Dip. Dialogues vs. Debates.
Sample Games: First/Last, Reverse Charades.
Discussion: How can you improve relationships on your team through communication? Which of the 4 keys can you personally focus on?
Playful Finale: Epic Emotional Speech!
Wrap Up: All Playshops include a Recap, Takeaways, and HomePlay!
Applicable PLAYshops: Virtual Teamwork, Resiliency, Innovation, Emotional Intelligence, Empathy, Psychological Safety, Storytelling and Recess (Game Show)
Time Required: 1-2 Hours (Recess). 2-4 Hours (All Others)
Ideal For: Remote or WFH teams
Number of People: 8 - 200
Finale/Wrap Up: All Playshops include a Recap, Takeaways, and HomePlay!
1 Hour (Recess Only)
Groups up to 50 People +$25/additional Person
- Applicable to Recess Only
- PLAYful Finale!
Groups up to 50 People +$30/additional Person
- 1 Condensed Theme
- 4-6 Group Games
- 1 PLAYful Finale
Groups up to 50 People +$40-50/additional Person
- 1 Standard/Robust Theme
- 7-10 Group Games
- 1 PLAYful Finale
*Discount for large groups (100+), startups, schools, social enterprises, and non-profits. Let's chat and figure out your needs.
**Customization, travel costs, or location rentals are extra. Reinforcement programs available at $1000/hr.