In Other Words.

Author:Price, Nancy
Position:E-book review

In Other Words, Other, 2007, Responsive Management Systems, $16.95.

As training and organizational development professionals, we are on a constant quest for novel as well as relevant icebreakers. Responsive Management Systems' In Other Words, collections of thought-provoking quotes, may be just what some of you are looking for.


I am a quote lover from way back so this product had a special appeal. For this review, I used Collection 1 and 6.

In Other Words is a series of six collections of "witty, stimulating, and thought-provoking" quotations presented on ready-made table tent cards printed on recycled paper. The tent cards are 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches and can be displayed on a registration or sign-in table for meeting participants to select. The quote is displayed on one side of the card, leaving the other side for the participant's name.

The tent cards can be used as icebreakers or discussion starters in training classes, seminars, conferences and meetings. Some sample applications:

* Use as name tent only: participants informally and casually share their quotes with each other.

* Uses for self-introductions: participants introduce themselves, sharing the quote they selected and its meaningfulness to them.

* Connect to workshop or meeting content: participants can connect their chosen quote with the meeting content or agenda.

This product facilitates a safe and...

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