When designing a training workshop or planning a conference, you probably consider using an icebreaker or two as part of your format. Before settling for conventional icebreakers that you have used time and again in the past, take a moment to read this Training Design. Author Jim Laden explains why the “games people play” represent new ideas for icebreakers, which can bring added meaning and fun to the age-old practice of helping participants get to know each other. “Hello, my name is. . .” may never be the same again.