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  • Writer's pictureRingo Gossler

Team Building with a Difference: The Impact of LEGO® Serious Play®

Effective teamwork and problem-solving skills are crucial for success in today's fast-paced business world.

Teams are working with Lego Serious Play

Companies constantly search for innovative ways to foster collaboration and build stronger, more cohesive teams.

As a trained facilitator of the LEGO® Serious Play® (LSP) methodology, I've witnessed firsthand the incredible impact it can have on teamwork and problem-solving within organizations.

Join me as I share my journey and experiences with this innovative approach.

The Catalyst:

My fascination with the power of LEGO® Serious Play® began when I realized that conventional team-building methods often left participants uninspired and disengaged. I yearned for a solution that could ignite creativity, improve communication, and foster a sense of unity among team members. That's when I discovered the colorful world of LEGO® bricks as a catalyst for change.

Participants use Lego Serious Play to create something special in their teamwork

Unpacking the LEGO® Serious Play® Difference:

At its core, LEGO® Serious Play® is about harnessing the hands-on power of LEGO® bricks to unlock the potential of individuals and teams.

It's not just about building structures; it's about constructing ideas, stories, and solutions.

Here's how it works:

  1. Hands-On Engagement: Participants roll up their sleeves and use LEGO® bricks to construct tangible models representing their thoughts and concepts. This interactive approach stimulates both analytical and creative thinking.

  2. Storytelling: Each model becomes a vessel for personal narratives. Participants share the stories behind their creations, leading to a deeper understanding of individual perspectives.

  3. Collaborative Dialogue: LEGO® Serious Play® fosters open, constructive dialogue—discussions and reflections during the process result in new insights, shared goals, and innovative solutions.

  4. Visual Thinking: Visual thinking, a cornerstone of LSP®, allows teams to explore complex ideas in a visual and easily understandable manner, making it a powerful tool for tackling intricate challenges.

Influcences from outside with Lego Serious Play

The Impact of LEGO® Serious Play®:

Through my experiences as an LSP® facilitator, I've seen remarkable transformations within organizations:

  • Enhanced Communication: LSP® promotes active listening and effective communication, breaking down barriers and nurturing open dialogues among team members.

  • Inclusivity: This methodology accommodates diverse personalities, ensuring everyone's voice is heard and valued.

  • Creativity Unleashed: LSP® inspires creativity and innovation, encouraging participants to approach problems from unconventional angles.

  • Team Cohesion: Teams emerge from LSP® workshops with stronger bonds and a shared sense of purpose that extends into their daily interactions.

  • Effective Problem Solving: LSP®'s holistic approach equips teams to tackle complex issues with comprehensive and inventive solutions.

By the way, building a LEGO Serious Play Duck isn't just about bricks; it's a quacking good time that brings smiles and creativity to the forefront of the team-building experience.

How I Can Help:

Lego Serious Play Ducks for a better understanding of uniqueness

Together with Meaningful Synergies, and leveraging my LEGO® Serious Play® expertise, we can empower organizations like yours. Here's what sets us apart:

  • Assessment: We begin by thoroughly understanding your organization's unique goals and challenges.

  • Customized Workshops: We design and deliver LSP® workshops tailored to your specific objectives, drawing from my journey with the methodology.

  • Post-Workshop Support: We provide ongoing support to help your team seamlessly integrate insights gained from the LSP® sessions into your daily operations.

In a world where collaboration and innovation are paramount, LEGO® Serious Play® offers a fresh and engaging approach to team building and problem-solving.

Reach out today to explore how LEGO® Serious Play® can lead your organization towards a brighter, more unified future, one brick at a time.


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