"Your Step-By-Step Guide to Leading Remarkably Fun Programs That Make a Difference"
by Mark Collard
Serious Fun is the definitive step-by-step guide designed to help novice and experienced program leaders deliver truly exceptional and fun programs.
Jam-packed with inspiration and practical advice, Serious Fun is specifically written for school teachers, corporate trainers, outdoor educators, conference organizers and camp & youth group leaders - anyone who works with people and wants to leave their group feeling incredibly valued and engaged, exceeding all of their expectations. From a five-minute conference energiser to semester-length school curriculum, this book will get you started on the right foot and help you add more fun and value in your program than you ever thought was possible.
Inside these covers you will learn:
The seven mistakes program leaders make, and how to fix them;
The four-step sequence to leading programs that your group will love;
The five elements every 'ice-breaker' must have to be successful;
How to create a fun, safe and supportive environment for your group;
How to motivate everyone in your group to willingly participate;
How to manage difficult behaviours, such as dominant personalities;
How to exceed your group's expectations;
Answers to more than twenty common programming questions.
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