Archive for: October 2013

Use ALL Team Building Tools to Build a Stronger Team

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“Satisfied or happy employees are not necessarily engaged. And engaged employees are the ones who work hardest, stay longest, and perform best.” – Gallup Business Journal

Gallup has found that engagement has a greater effect on workers’ wellbeing than any of the benefits it studied. Employees want an intrinsic connection to their work and their company.
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Team Building Inspiration: Everything the Light Touches

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“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

Team building quotes do not only inspire teams to work together, but they also encourage individuals to be the best that they can be. With everybody in a team dreaming about their own goals and successes, it will create an atmosphere that is very productive.

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‘Tis the season for charitable team building!

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Did you figured out the solution to this week’s rebus? As we head into the holiday season, your team can make a difference in a child’s life through this charitable team building program: Toys for Tykes.

TeamBonding gathers your group into teams that compete with each other in fun activities and challenges. The result of their efforts is the creation of wagons, filled with presents for children in need in your community.

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Get your team moving for productivity!

If you are reading this, you are most likely planted at a desk in front of your computer.

You may or may not be at work right now, but unless you are an athlete, landscaper, fire fighter, etc. you probably spend most of your working hours behind a desk.

This assumption leads me to the team building tip for this week. It involves one of my favorite topics: physical fitness. Being a self proclaimed “gym rat” I know the mental and physical benefits of a consistent routine.
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Quote of the Week: No Substitution for Hard Work

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“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”- Thomas Edison

Sometimes teams need to be motivated in order to be the best that they can be. Team building quotes help us inspire each other while also allowing us to commemorate the great leaders of the past.

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The 5S of Kaizen for team success!

In a follow up to last week’s post on Kaizen for team building, this week we’ll delve a little deeper into the philosophy.

This week’s tip for team success is to keep the workplace spick and span. Clear the clutter, clear the mind!

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Team Building Quote of the Week: There is Always a Place for Humor

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“It is better to have one person working with you than three people working for you.”

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

There are many great political leaders that continue to inspire us today. Whether they led the United States to victory in a time of war or made progressive movements on the home front, America has a great history of leaders and activists who will always be relevant when it comes to leadership. Eisenhower knew that funny business was one way to build strong bonds.

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