This speed meeting icebreaker provides a similar experience for participants at a training meeting or a team building session you might even want to think about the activity as corporate speed dating.
Speed dating is a way to get to know a lot of people very quickly the goal is to determine whether there could be a potential romantic match while exerting a minimal amount of time and energy organizers create a variety of activities designed to develop interaction as efficiently as possible.
To add to the fun of it all instead of introducing this as team building questions introduce it as speed dating questions except of course with the caveat that the intention is not to date your coworkers but to learn more about them.
Sample speed dating questions review of stanley milgrams experiment on obedience by diana baumrind originally published in american psychologist 19 1964 pp 421423 reprinted in behrens amp rosens writing and reading across the curriculum 4th edition.
Speeddating student worksheet profiles appendix 1 and 2 personal ads column from a newspaper not provided a video clip from friends optional activity 1 warmup 15 minutes stage 1 the best way of introducing the dating theme would be to show a clip from a series like friends.
Start the first speed dating role play let students role play the situation for one minute and then say stop ask the moving students to switch to the next partner it helps if students move in one direction for example ask students to rotate in a clockwise manner.