Archive for: June 2013

Feature Friday | Team Building Scavenger Hunt

Did you know that the first smartphone was released in 1992? I kid you not – IBM released Smartphone Simon in the early 90s. Having been born a year later, I certainly  don’t remember it, but the pictures are really something else…

Team Building Scavenger Hunt

IBM only released about 50,000 Simon smartphones in 1992 due to an unprepared, semi-uninterested market. However, luckily for us, 20 years later people are addicted if not borderline obsessed with their smartphones (myself included). Thus, allowing us to create the popular Smartphone Scaventure.
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Meet Team Building Intern, Michelle

Team Building Intern

In this series of articles we take five minutes to chat with a member of the TeamBonding team so you can get an idea of the sort of people we are.

In this installment we talk to Michelle, our dedicated event planning intern who is quite the caffeine addict and concert queen!

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Successful Team Building Tip: Learning to Let Go… Yes, You Have To

successful team building expert

Team Building facilitators are event and team building experts.  You are a business expert. Those are not the same thing.

You have built a successful career, managed and supported successful teams through successful business endeavors and basked in the glory of some substantial…success. A lot of your success stems from knowledge and experience that you have developed over time. That’s why you’re so important to your team and to your company.
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Innovation in Companies: Reward Failure & Get Results!

innovation in companies

In business and in life, people are rewarded and praised for success, which creates a culture where we don’t learn from failure.

This deprioritizes innovation in companies. Plus, you may end up repeating those mistakes.

Years of research has led Laurence Weinzimmer, Bradley University management professor, to conclude that businesses that are accepting of mistakes have better employee and financial performance.

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Who Took My Sandwich? – Tips to Avoid Workplace Annoyances

Workplace Annoyances

There are little things that people do that can cause us to scream in our heads – “Oh My God, Oh My God, Oh My God, will you stop PLEASE!” – but the annoyances are usually so trivial that no one ever really shares their frustration out loud…at least not until it’s too late to sound rational.

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