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by Jonathan Vatner | February 18, 2011

Group conducting, meeting, event, conventionTo build team spirit in a group, give each one a different mundane thing to rant about; for example, lint or tires. Once they've tried ranting about their topics all at once, a "conductor" begins a symphony of rants, bringing in some ranters while silencing others, or making some people rant loudly and quickly while others rant softly and slowly. A group will soon be in stitches. The idea comes courtesy of Jenise Fryatt, co-owner and director of marketing at Icon Presentations, and community manager for Engage365, an online group of event professionals. (engage365.org)