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Any 🐠 have recommendations on solid (but not time consuming) ice breakers for client workshops my team has coming up? This will be one of the first interactions between our team + the client, and there should only be 10-15 people on the call. Thanks!

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We usually ask favorite vacation spot and the clients love it. usually gets the group awake and talking

http://checkin.daresay.io/

Ask them to pick an item on their desk or room and tell a story about how they got it, or how it helped them during WFH

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