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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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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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What Is A Facilitator?

what is a facilitator

According to Merriam-Websterthe word Facilitator is defined as: one that facilitates; especially : one that helps to bring about an outcome (as learning, productivity, or communication) by providing indirect or unobtrusive assistance, guidance, or supervision.

While we wholeheartedly agree with this definition, we also believe that there is so much more to a facilitator.
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5 Disney Clips That Showcase Leadership Qualities

Leadership Qualities found in Disney Movies

If you stop and think about it, Disney movies teach valuable lessons about the power of encouragement, teamwork, and leadership.

Many of these qualities are essential to young children,  and to our backbone here at TeamBonding as well.
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Team Bonding v.s. Team Building For Work

team building for work

In order to build a team, we must first form bonds.

Take atoms for example. An atom is the smallest building block of everything that exists today. Everything!

To become everything you see and touch, atoms must work together. They need to bond with other atoms. Atoms that don’t bond are …well… just atoms.

Each atom is special, unique and awesome, but you can’t have ice cream, puppies and all the other wonderful things in this world with one single atom.
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Performing as a Team – How to Succeed

In the world of group development, if you’ve gotten this far, you’ve gotten the brass ring. You’ve won the game. You have boldly gone where no team has gone before.

Okay, so maybe you’re not the only team to get here, but you’re still kind of a big deal! You know what I’m talking about right? The big, hairy audacious goalperforming as a team!

The Performing stage of Tuckman’s Model of Group Development is the icing on the cake. As tough as it is for teams to get to the Norming stage, it’s even tougher for them to get to the Performing stage.
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Building A Team: Norming

building a team - norming

Now Departing: “Storming”, Next Stop: “Norming”

It’s the calm after the storm. The battles have been fought, the decisions have been made, and now the dust is settling. Your team has made it to the Norming stage of Tuckman’s Model of Group Development!

Really you should be celebrating, because not all teams make it to this stage; some teams get too bogged down in ‘My Way or The Highway’ thinking, but you have learned and mastered the magic word of the Norming stage while building a team: Compromise.
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