Archive for: May 2013

Team Building Details Tip: The Little Things Are the Big Things

A successful event isn’t just about picking the right event and venue, it’s about the little things too.If your team is fired up and ready to win the scavenger hunt, game show or make the best chili, the last thing you want is for all that enthusiasm to come to a screeching halt because your planning didn’t allow enough time for setup.

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Greenscaping | 3 Green Team Building Ideas That Rock

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#2 Greenscape your workspace.

Now that you’re carpooling to work, want to greenscape your workspace? Here’s what you do.

Spread some seed around your desk, use of all-natural corn and gluten fertilizers and watch it grow. We kid! Wed kid!

Going green isn’t just about what you do at home, but growing a lush garden around your rolly chair would be a little…challenging.

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Carpooling | 3 Green Team Building Ideas That Rock

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#1 Carpools, rideshares and biking. Oh my!

Going green isn’t just about what you do at home. If you’re spending 40 hours a week at work, that’s over 35% of your waking life in an office. And you may have noticed that for a team of people, that can all add up to a lot of waste.

BUT, there’s also a lot of opportunity to reduce everyone’s carbon footprint just because you care. You don’t need to be a manager to implement change either.

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Team Building Details Tip: Don’t Fall Victim to The Slump!

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The post-lunch slump makes you think “nap time”. What do you think it does to your team?

You can’t fight biology… regardless of how involved your team is in the event, there is going to be a mid-afternoon enthusiasm “challenge”.  Preparing for this is the best way to keep up the momentum and stop your team from sneaking off to find the nearest couch.
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Splash! Team Building Communication Exercise

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During school, talking amongst your classmates was discouraged. Chatty Cathy was always sent to sit in the corner, facing the wall, and in high school that became detention.

Within team environments in the workplace however, you want good communication. Talking is encouraged, expected, and required.

Enhance collaboration and productivity with this team building communication exercise.

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