Posts tagged: collaboration

Tips for Team Building: Who, What, When, Where, Why…?

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Clarify roles and responsibilities.

Need some tips for team building? Whether you’re planning an event or working on team building long term, a big challenge for teams is a lack of clarity on individual roles and responsibilities. Clarify roles, institute accountability and achieve your common vision and goals.
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Workplace Team Building: Do It Like Animals

pandas and team building at the workplace

Did you know that ants hate each other, but work together? Chimpanzees recognize when collaboration is necessary and identify the optimal partner.

The animal world has some powerful workplace team building inspiration!

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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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Feature Friday | Outdoor Team Building Activities

Outdoor Team Building Activities for The Summer Season

Supply List: a few PVC pipes, several feet of rope, a roll of duct tape, a couple of garbage bags or tarps and a pack of beach balls

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Ok, have all of the materials gathered? Great. Now build a boat durable enough to carry a team member out to a buoy and then back to shore.

Wait….. What? Is that even safe?

Sure, it might seem a little far-fetched, but trust us – with a little strategy and collaboration, your team can be gliding safely and seamlessly across a body of water.
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Feature Friday: Charity Team Building Activities

Bike Receiving

Wind in your hair, your parent’s hand supporting your back while guiding you along, an ear-to-ear grin spread wide across your face…

Everyone who has experienced it will certainly remember their first bike ride.

If not your first successful ride, then you at least remember that first terrifying fall into the bushes.

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Splash! Team Building Communication Exercise

team building communication exercise

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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