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Conference Call Icebreakers

May 23, 2013

How many time have you told a group of people who you don’t yet know “one fun fact about yourself?” At this point in my career, I practically have my Name/Title/Fun Fact on auto-answer. But, a good icebreaker doesn’t have to illicit a roomful of eye rolls. Done well, they are a great way to kickstart meeting participant engagement.

Many conference calls are made up of people who aren’t familiar with each other.