Posts tagged: team building exercises

3 Team Building Activities That Boost Communication In The Workplace

poor communication in the workplace leads to boredom

70% of US workers are not engaged at work. Only 40% of the workforce knows about their company’s goals and tactics. 43% of Engaged Employees receive feedback at least once a week, compared to only 18% of employee with low engagement.

It is clear that communication in the workplace should be encouraged by all companies, but how? There are many tactics you can use, but here are 3 team building activities that boost communication in the workplace starting today.
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6 DIY Team Bonding Activities That Work

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It’s easy… right? You just need to find the right people with the required skills and put them in a room together and you have a well-oiled team. They’re smart and they know their stuff: they’ll figure out how to get the work done…except it doesn’t always work out that way.

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Keep everyone in the know with this wordy group activity

Reading isn’t just for the CEO! Make it a priority to keep your team current in your industry.

If you look at the reading material of many of the top managers and executives you will probably find an array of articles, books and journals related to their field.
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Go from good to great: get to know your team!

Know your team to lead your team.

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Have you ever worked at a place where you felt like just a cog in the machine? Where your voice didn’t matter and upper management wouldn’t give you the time of day?

That kind of work situation isn’t fun and it really doesn’t ensure longevity. I mentioned appreciation in my last post because it really can’t be stressed enough.
APPRECIATION = DEDICATION.

Those in a leadership role have a lot of responsibilities, one of the most important is employees.

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind? 5 Team Bonding Tips for Remote Employees.

team bonding for virtual teams

It’s one thing to create an atmosphere of trust and a feeling of camaraderie between employees when they’re all in the same building 40 or so hours a week.

But, what about when some of all of you work remotely, and rarely (if ever!) see your coworkers? How can you build and maintain a viable professional and personal relationship virtually?
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Feature Friday | Outdoor Team Building Activities

 

Outdoor Team Building Activities for The Summer Season

 

 

Supply List:

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  • A few PVC pipes
  • Several feet of rope
  • A roll of duct tape
  • A couple of garbage bags or tarps
  • A pack of beach balls

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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