Team Building with Chain Reaction

The Chain Reaction program was inspired by a Rube Goldberg machine, a mechanical device that works in a complex way to achieve a simple task.

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You will design your very own Rube Goldberg inspired machine that will perform one simple task in a very complex fashion. This program can work in two different ways: competitive or collaborative. First, you can be divided into smaller teams to create individual Rube Goldberg machines. You can also, however, choose to collaborate as a larger team to create one BIG contraption.

This program requires some serious cooperation and communication skills among co-workers in order to create these innovative chain reactions. Participants will have the opportunity to build communication, cooperation, and troubleshooting skills as they work together to build a seamless contraption.

Annual events, corporate mergers, product launches or international teams integration events are the perfect opportunity for the Chain Reaction program. Participants can range in number from 10-1000+ and the program usually runs 2-3 hours.

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Cooperation is the KEY to success in this team building program whether you take a competitive or collaborative route. Chain Reaction is a great way to strengthen relationships, get your creative juices flowing and put your strategic thinking to the test.

Have you ever created your own Rube Goldberg machine? What did you use to make it?


Lauren Baker

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