“There’s no way you can solve this!” is probably what your trainees will say when they are confronted with Magic Nails. No wonder! Picture the following challenge: the task is to balance 17 nails on one nail. The 17 nails are not allowed to touch the base or the table. What a perfect metaphor for working with teams confronted with seemingly hopeless situations in their working life.
How It’s Done.
The Trainer puts the base on a table. While giving instructions, he pushes the first nail into the mounting. The group has now time to discuss the task and to put the solution into practise.
|Delegates (min/opt/max):||1 - 10 (approx).|
|Time (w/o debriefing):||5 - 20 minutes.|
|Space Requirements:||approx. 1 x 1 m|
|Topics & Outcomes:||Creativity: developing new perspectives and ideas, experimenting, courage to create.
Project Management: recognising synergies in resources.
Energiser: seminar warm-up, post-lunch.
|Contents:||18 nails (180 mm, nickel-plated, heavy finish), 1 case (wooden), 1 detailed instructions sheet and solutions.|
|Dimensions:||6 x 22 x 12 cm. Ships in a wooden case, which doubles up as the base for the activity.|
|Weight:||1.4 kg incl. box.|