If I Wasn’t Me
Duration : 10-15 minutes Max. Objective : To get participants to offer their opinions, encourage listening and to promote discussion in the group. Instructions : This is a very simple exercise that participants can have some fun with also. Ask participants of the training event to think about who they would like to be if they weren’t themselves. Each person will need to describe this person to the group. Once each person has described who they would like to be, get the group to discuss the exercise. This exercise also encourages questioning and listening skills within the group. Discussion Questions :
- Did anyone feel uncomfortable doing this exercise? Is so, why?
- How can this exercise help us during today’s training event?
- What does the person you chose to be, tell you about yourself? Please explain your answer.
- Of all the characters presented does anyone want to change? If so why or why not?