- In a circle, introduce yourself and share the story behind your name (e.g. what your name means, which country it comes from, who named you, and so on).
- You can use a nickname or name of choice if you wish.
- Depending on the size of your group, it may be appropriate to encourage discussion/questions during this exercise.
Notes: This exercise works well both with brand new groups as an introductory task, as well as groups who know each other really well. For the latter, the group can split into pairs, share their name stories, then share with the group the story of their partner’s name.