Step System International published books
Serious Fun 2

Stand & Deliver – a Master Class in Making Powerful Presentations
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Serious Fun – Adding buzz to meetings, training and communications
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Time to Think – Seize Control of Your Time and Your Life
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Living the Dream
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Re-assessing Presentations and the use of PowerPoint
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“Learning is so much easier when you’re smiling and enjoying yourself – the games in Mark’s books are a great way to lighten the mood and to get people engaged with each other – they’re fun to run too!”.”

Phil Anderson – Client Director, Ashridge Business School


“We all want engaged and happy employees at work. Serious Fun 2 gives you a great excuse to inject even more fun into the working day... Whether it be a boost of energy or a way of getting to know each other, there will be an exercise in here to suit. Have fun!”.”

Suzie Welch, HR Director – Retail & Enterprise, Costa Coffee

A series of new titles are now available

Serious Fun 2 – A new collection of training games and exercises

Mark Barnes

Following the success of Serious Fun here are more games and exercises to engage, energise and accelerate learning!

Serious Fun 2 is a collection of 'ready to go' tried-and-tested games and activities for meetings, training sessions, conferences and assessment centres and have been used to get sessions started, to help participants get to know each other or simply to provide ice-breakers, energisers and fun.

Serious Fun 2 is organised with a user-friendly alphabetical table of contents and a quick key, so that each activity can be used to best effect. Each is explained with a summary, a list of objectives, procedure and timings .

Activities in Serious Fun 2 have been used to address:

Serious Fun 2 can be used by managers, trainers, coaches, teachers and peer groups to add 'buzz' to any kind of session.

Serious Fun 2 – A new collection of training games and exercises

by Mark Barnes is published by Management Books 2000 Ltd and is available at all reputable high street and online book shops, priced at £18.99.
(ISBN 9781852527112 ). Gable End, Main Street, Upper Brailes, Banbury, Oxon OX15 5AX Tel 01608 685105