What is Nic Cage-o-nator icebreaker?
This silly icebreaker is a quick way to lighten the mood and get people laughing—whether they know each other or not.
It’s pretty simple: you ask people how they’re feeling using Nicolas Cage reactions:
All your participants have to do is stamp themselves on the flashcard and then discuss why they chose that reaction.
How to run this icebreaker
- Open the flashcard and invite everyone to stamp their choice based on how they are feeling today.
- Invite people to discuss how they’re feeling. Be watchful for anyone that is feeling “Bees!!!” today.
- Optional: Make many Nicolas Cage references.
About the creator
Carlos Perez is the Co-founder of Purple Sector Strategy, a strategy company that focuses on aligning remote teams around customer needs. Through facilitation and coaching, Purple Sector helps leaders and their teams shape plans that are grounded in the needs of their customers and their business, using human-centred approaches.
Carlos has over 15 years of experience building up effective tech products and the teams that create them and is passionate about bringing people together around common goals to do their best work.