Crosswords Puzzle for Sales

Help participants check their readiness level with this crosswords puzzle activity. Spike their engagement too!


Crosswords puzzle is a familiar activity to most of the participants. So this activity is always a nice surprise for them. It boosts their engagement, given the clear stake: be the first to complete the puzzle. The words refer to the sales topic so this is the perfect 2-in-1 activity: energizer and recap exercise!



  • Introduce the activity to the participants.
  • Split them into teams.
  • Join each team and provide the activity link.


  • Participants decide which way to proceed to discover all the words and score the best time.
  • One participant from each team will be the observer in another team. Also, they will be the time-keepers.
  • To solve this puzzle, they can use or not the training material, your choice.
  • Provide the key to the puzzle to the teams that didn’t manage to discover certain words.
  • Before the debrief, clarify the affirmations that they found to be tricky/unclear.

Debrief (suggested)

  • The facilitator may ask the following questions:
    • What challenges did arise during the activity? How did you overcome them?
    • Which team member contributed the most?
    • Did you discover anything new during this activity?



Additional info

This activity follows activity type guide from CARTA

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